Jack Petranker

Jack Petranker has been a student of Tarthang Tulku for more than 40 years, and has worked for the Nyingma organizations as an editor, writer, and teacher. A past Dean of the Nyingma Institute in Berkeley, he is now the Director of the Mangalam Buddhist Research Center and the Center for Creative Inquiry, and has taught mindfulness for decades. He has led retreats on four continents, and he holds degrees from Stanford, Yale Law School, and the University of California at Berkeley.

Events with Jack Petranker

Being Fully Present
June 14 - 16, 2024

We welcome Jack Petranker and Ignacio Ercole of the Center of Creative Inquiry in Berkeley to offer this weekend of deep listening and observation. For many of us with busy and fast-paced lives, we find that feelings of stress, overwhelm, irritation, or anger arise more frequently than we would like. This causes strain in our relationships at home and at work. The antidote for difficult and damaging emotions is the practice of becoming fully present,…