John Baker

John Baker

The Aligned Center

A student of Buddhism for more than 41 years

John Baker, a close disciple of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, co-founded and taught at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, serving as its CEO for the first three years of its existence and teaching there for five. He also co-founded and co-directed the Karma Dzong Meditation Center in Boulder for the first five years of its existence.

He is the co-editor of Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism and The Myth of Freedom and the author of numerous articles. After 23 years in private business, he retired in 2000. During this time he continued teaching Buddhist thought and meditation practice throughout North America, and is today a senior teacher in the North American Buddhist community and at the Westchester Buddhist Center, of which he is a founder.

He has led a number of month-long meditation programs at Shambhala Mountain Center in Colorado andKarme Chöling Meditation Center in Vermont and has taught at the Vajradhatu Seminary. He currently enjoys working as a life and executive coach.

Upcoming Events with John Baker

november, 2019

sat16nov10:00 am5:30 pmMindfulness and Awareness Meditation Intensivewith John Baker and the Westchester Buddhist Center10:00 am - 5:30 pm Teacher: John Baker Aligned Living Quadrant:Heartfelt Community,MindBody Awareness

tue19nov7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on Life, Death, and the Intermediate States known as the Bardos7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST Teacher: John Baker Aligned Living Quadrant:Heartfelt Community,MindBody Awareness

tue26nov7:00 pm9:00 pmThe Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on Life, Death, and the Intermediate States known as the Bardos7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST Teacher: John Baker Aligned Living Quadrant:Heartfelt Community,MindBody Awareness