Upcoming Events

From the Teachers

Our practice of receiving love gives us a safe way to become conscious of further, more subtle layers of suffering.
~ Lama John Makransky

Our Mission

To empower people with profound contemplative practices that support their aspirations to become better people and to make a better world.



Schedule of Events


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Date/Time Event Title Location City State Focus Area
Thu, January 01, 2015 - Thu, December 31, 2015
Rangjung Yeshe On-line Buddhism Courses Online - RYI Everywhere - Dharma Teaching
Fri, October 30, 2015 - Sun, November 01, 2015
John Makransky: Innate Compassion Training UVA - Nau Hall Charlottesville VA Dharma Teaching , Social Service
Sun, January 03, 2016 - Sun, January 10, 2016
5:00am - 2:00am
Lama John Makransky & Lama Willa Miller Natural Dharma's Annual Winter Retreat Wonderwell Mountain Refuge Springfield NH Dharma Teaching
Sat, March 05, 2016 - Sun, March 06, 2016
9:30am - 5:00pm
John Makransky: The Healing Power of Innate Love and Wisdom Veteran's Hall Morro Bay CA Dharma Teaching , Social Service
Sat, March 12, 2016 - Sun, March 13, 2016
9:00am - 3:00pm
John Makransky & Brooke Lavelle Heineberg: Foundations of Stable Care Fort Mason Center Firehouse San Francisco CA Social Service , Social Justice
Sat, March 19, 2016
9:30am - 5:00pm
Brooke Lavelle Heineberg & Paul Gilbert: Evolution Brain, Compassionate Mind Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center Campbell CA Social Service , Social Justice
Sat, March 26, 2016
9:30am - 5:00pm
Lamas John Makransky & Willa Miller: Sustainable Compassion, Generating Unconditional Power of Care Cambridge Friends Meeting House Cambridge MA Dharma Teaching , Social Service , Social Justice
Fri, May 20, 2016 - Sun, May 22, 2016
9:00am - 4:30pm
John Makransky & Brooke Lavelle Heineberg: Sustainable Compassion Training UW-Madison Aboretum Visitor Center Madison WI Social Service , Social Justice
Tue, August 30, 2016 - Tue, September 06, 2016
5:00pm - 2:00pm
Tsoknyi Rinpoche, Essence Love and the Nature of Mind Wonderwell Mountain Refuge Springfield NH Dharma Teaching
Sun, October 16, 2016
8:45am - 5:00pm
John Makransky: Empowering Those Who Care for Others, Sustainable Compassion Training Emmanuel College Toronto ON Dharma Teaching , Social Service