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From the Teachers

When the nature of mind is free of what obscures it, that's the deepest joy.
~ 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.


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ILONA O'CONNOR
VISITING NURSE
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

The Natural Love and Awareness Meditation is an integral part of my own "treatment plan." After 25 years on the street as a visiting nurse in inner city Boston, I am a little worn around the edges. read more...

 
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TERRY CONRAD
PROJECT CLEAR LIGHT
MAXIMUM SECURITY UNIT - BEAUMONT, TEXAS

Since 2004 Terry has been sponsoring programs with inmates at the maximum security prison in Beaumont, Texas, including a meditation class, an ethics course... read more...

 
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JANE VECCHIO
COLLEGE TEACHER
NORTHAMPTON, MA

These practices have become part of many of the psychology courses I teach, in small and large ways. When discussing positive psychology and gratitude, students will bring to mind moments of love and connection and actively visualize and commune with caring figures from their lives...  read more...
 
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