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Eight Lessons on "Compassion in Health Care" From the Dalai Lama

"A more compassionate mind is very, very helpful to good health." "Loving kindness, warm-heartedness are keys to health." "Each of us has some responsibility to make a contribution." "You can lead this moment because you practice these things." These words from His Holiness the Dalai Lama resonated with Mayo Clinic staff and guests gathered to [...]

Cahill Meditation Atrium

Meditation and Spiritual Spaces at Mayo Clinic

Open to all patients and visitors.

Mayo Clinic in Arizona

  • Healing Garden
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital Chapel

Mayo Clinic in Florida

  • Cahill Meditation Atrium
  • Louchery Island

Mayo Clinic in Minnesota

  • Chapels and reflective spaces
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital, Methodist Campus Chapel
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus Chapel
  • Saint Francis Chapel
  • Groves Foundation Meditation Room
  • Saint Francis Peace Garden
  • Mayo Center for the Spirit
  • Mayo Building, Subway Level
  • Expertise and experience. Mayo Clinic's Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program blends the best of both worlds — conventional and alternative medicine. Specialists at Mayo Clinic recognize that many complementary and alternative medicine treatments, such as meditation, can help promote physical, mental and spiritual wellness.
  • Evidence-based approach. Mayo Clinic doctors recommend certain complementary and integrative medicine treatments based on research that demonstrates effectiveness. The meditation DVD that Mayo developed is based on research results.
July 02, 2014