John Henderson

John Henderson has studied Buddhist philosophy and practiced meditation for nearly 30 years. Since 2003 he has been a senior student of the Dharmakaya Center’s founder, Rimay master Trungram Gyalwa Rinpoche.

John has applied the teachings in his professional life as a serial entrepreneur, leading both healthcare and real estate businesses, and as board member of numerous not-for-profit organizations in the Northeast. He has been teaching at the Center since it opened in 2017.



“John models the attributes that I am always working on developing. Graciousness, patience, compassion. It’s one thing to teach it, another to live it.” ~ Laura

“John was fantastic. His teaching has changed my life for the better.” ~ Frank

“I absorbed more from John’s teachings than from any other Buddhist materials I’ve seen.” ~ Greg

“I really enjoyed this experience – a weekend I will never forget which may have changed my view on a few things.”  ~ Lisa

“John’s teachings were excellent. He provided very clear explanations and was generous with his time with answering questions.”  ~ Maribeth

“The balance of teaching/questions, contemplation and meditation practice was optimal. I have a much better understanding of the practice and its relevance in my life.” ~ Nick

“John was wonderful.  Full of warmth, wisdom and patience” ~ R.C.

“I feel calm and re-energized. I am excited to restart my personal practice and feel inspired to apply a number of new techniques that enrich my daily life.” ~ Cheryl

“John is an excellent teacher. I really appreciated how he adjusted his planned presentation to accommodate our many questions” ~ Geralyn

Events with John Henderson

Relationships Are Complicated: The Buddhist Path to an Open Heart
June 7 - 9, 2024

A DHARMAKAYA CENTER RETREAT Relationships—with family, work mates, romantic partners, or even casual acquaintances—can be our greatest source of joy…and also of frustration. They can also be a tremendous catalyst for personal and spiritual growth, providing valuable opportunities to practice the Buddhist “perfections” as we cultivate kindness, generosity, compassion, and wisdom. “John is wonderful—full of warmth, wisdom, and patience. His teaching helped me a lot working through some personal difficulties.” BRING A FRIEND DISCOUNT: Do you know someone who would like this program, but hasn’t been to the Center? Bring them, and you both get a 10% discount on your…

Closeup of the face of a copper Buddha Buddhist Meditation: Immersive Practice Weekend
June 21 - 23, 2024

A DHARMAKAYA CENTER RETREAT   You’ve been practicing meditation and want to go deeper—or maybe you just want to clear some time to reawaken your practice. The focus of this weekend is Buddhist meditation in the core areas of stillness, analytical and generative meditations.  Supported by discussion of core Buddhist teachings, the weekend time will concentrate on sessions of meditation practice followed by discussion and Q&A to better understand how to develop our personal practice. “Honestly, I could have stayed a week. I was always learning new things. It was a weekend I will never forget.” BRING A FRIEND DISCOUNT:…

A man meditates silhouetted against the sunset Fall Reset: Come into yourself
September 13 - 15, 2024

A DHARMAKAYA CENTER RETREAT Fall is often a time of new beginnings. Reset as you reconnect with nature, the present moment, and your inner being. Five teachers guide you through a range of powerful practices—including stillness meditation, yoga, walking meditation, guided compassion meditation, personal outdoor meditation, reiki, qi gong, and singing bowls. You will find yourself refreshed, recharged, and ready for all the world brings. “From the time of my arrival at this beautiful place, until the last delicious meal, Fall Reset was exactly what it promised to be; a chance to learn, experience and practice different techniques to prepare…

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