About Jack Petranker

Jack Petranker, Director of the Mangalam Research Center for Buddhist Languages, started in law but transitioned to Buddhism, exploring meditation, Tibetan traditions, and philosophy. He embraced academia and Buddhism, focusing on Tarthang Tulku's work and teaching. In 2008, he became the director of the Mangalam Research Center, fostering collaborative Buddhist research and academic engagement. Jack's journey showcases his commitment to inquiry, transformation, and integrating diverse knowledge traditions.
Jack Petranker, Director of the Mangalam Research Center for Buddhist Languages, started in law but transitioned to Buddhism, exploring meditation, Tibetan traditions, and philosophy. He embraced academia and Buddhism, focusing on Tarthang Tulku's work and teaching. In 2008, he became the director of the Mangalam Research Center, fostering collaborative Buddhist research and academic engagement. Jack's journey showcases his commitment to inquiry, transformation, and integrating diverse knowledge traditions.
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