John Makransky, PhD

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John Makransky, PhD has practiced meditations of compassion and wisdom from Tibetan Buddhism for 30 years and has pioneered new ways of taking them into the worlds of social service and social justice by making them accessible to people of all backgrounds and faiths. A professor of Buddhism and Comparative Theology at Boston College, John is also a senior advisor to Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche’s Centre for Buddhist Studies in Nepal, affiliated with Kathmandu University and Rangjung Yeshe… For more information click the 'Send a Message' button origin

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