Lama John Makransky

Lama John Makransky

Visiting Teacher

John Makransky is a Professor of Buddhism and Comparative Theology at Boston College, senior advisor for Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche’s Centre of Buddhist Studies in Nepal, former president of the Society of Buddhist-Christian studies, and co-founder of the Foundation for Active Compassion and Courage of Care Coalition. In 2000, John was ordained as a Lama, a meditation teacher of innate love, compassion and wisdom, within the Nyingma, Dzogchen tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. John is the developer of Sustainable CompassionTraining (SCT), which is being applied to empower replenishing, inclusive care and compassion for people in caring roles and professions. Information on his work can be found at these websites:

Upcoming Event with This Teacher

Online Dharma Sunday (4/16) – Relaxed and Awake: Somatic Meditation and Feldenkreis Awareness through Movement

April 16 @ 6:00 am - April 16 @ 11:30 pm

Residential – Gesture of Awareness

April 20 @ 6:00 am - April 23 @ 11:30 pm

Relaxed and Awake: The Feldenkrais Method® and Meditation

March 25 @ 6:00 am - March 25 @ 11:30 pm
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