John Orr received Theravada Buddhist ordination while living in Thailand and India as a monk for eight years in the 1970’s. He has been teaching meditation and leading retreats internationally since 1980 and has also practiced in the Taoist, Dzogbchen and Hindu Yoga traditions.
John has been deeply affected by his contact with the healer John of God and leads groups to his center, the Casa de Dom Inacio, in Brazil. He teaches through the New Hope Sangha in Durham, North Carolina and Deep Spring Center Ann Arbor, Michigan. He recently retired from teaching for three decades at Duke University.Source: heartwoodrefuge.secure.retreat.guru