Mentoring Agreement

Bodhi leaf

Certain shared understandings and intentions will help insure that your mentoring relationship is healthy, productive, and clear. 


We agree to meeting:

Location or by phone: _______________________________________ 


Day / Time / Frequency: _____________________________________ 


Duration per session:________________________________________


Duration of time (4 / 6 / 9 / 12 months):__________________________

(Subject to change by the mentor or mentee at any time)

We commit to respecting the mentoring relationship by:

  • Seeking to speak only what is true, and speaking from the heart
  • Seeking to listen with an open heart and mind
  • Honoring appropriate sexual boundaries
  • Dedicating the time together to deepening our understanding of the Dharma
  • Keeping the mentoring conversation confidential

We recognize that IMCW is not liable for whatever unfolds within the mentoring process.

We agree to indemnify IMCW and the mentor against all claims, damages, judgments, cost, or expenses that may in any way arise from my participation in the Mentoring Program.

In signing this agreement, both mentor and mentee are honoring the above statements.


Signed: Mentee________________ Mentor_________________ Date __________


It is the mission of IMCW/The Insight Meditation Community of Washington is to support the awakening of hearts and minds through the direct experience of the Buddhist path, and the integration and manifestation of wisdom and compassion in all aspects of life, for the benefit of all beings.

P.O. Box 3
Cabin John, MD 20818

Phone: 202.986.2922