Jack Petranker

Jack Petranker holds degrees from Stanford, Yale Law School, and the University of California at Berkeley. He has been a student of Tibetan teacher 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 Director of the Mangalam Buddhist Research Center and the Center for Creative Inquiry, and has taught mindfulness for decades.

Events with Jack Petranker

Yes Saying "Yes" to Experience
July 17 - 22, 2022

Learn how to activate the radical immediacy available within our ordinary experience. “The self has a strong impulse toward the therapeutic, toward making knowledge into something that can benefit the self.” –Love of Knowledge, Ch. 27 We live in a world shaped by the stories we tell about it—stories centered on the self. Using a logic that starts with the existence of the self, we turn knowledge into a tool that we use to uphold our…