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From the Teachers

When you sense the place of freedom in yourself, by resting in natural awareness, you can sense that place of freedom in others and uphold it in them.
~ 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.

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FAC in Community

Here are some of the members of the Foundation for Active Compassion (FAC) Community describing how these practices are helping them in their daily life, in their work, and in their contributions to well being of others.


Sandy and Burt Haggett

SANDY AND BURT HAGGETT
MEDITATION TEACHERS
BAR HARBOR , MAINE

From Sandy: My husband Burt and I facilitate two weekly meditation groups based on Lama John’s teachings. 

From Burt: The most profound result of practicing the meditations that Lama John shares and receiving teachings from him has been how this has informed all my Dharma practice.  Read More...