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This is the site of Michael Kewley, former Buddhist monk and disciple of the late Sayadaw Rewata Dhamma. Contains full biography, Dhamma Discourse, Koan page, photo gallery, book and CD shop and teaching agenda.

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A German-born Jewish nun who lived from 1923 to 1997. She wrote over two dozen books on meditation and the Buddha's teaching in English and German. In 1988, her book Being Nobody, Going Nowhere, received the Christmas Humphreys Memorial Award. Her other English language books include When the Iron Eagle Flies, and Who is My-Self. This site includes a brief biography.
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An alternative approach to the Buddha's teaching, this website makes more widely available the writings of the late Ven. Ñanavira Thera which, though of extraordinary quality and depth, do not -- for different reasons -- attract any of the established Buddhist publishers.

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Samanera Bodhesako (Robert Smith, known also as Ven. Vinayadhara and Ven. Ñanasuci in his early monastic life) was an American Buddhist monk. During the last years of his life he founded the Path Press for which he edited Clearing the Path: Writings of Ñanavira Thera (Colombo, 1987). For the BPS he edited The Tragic, the comic and the Personal: Selected Letters of Ñanavira Thera (Wheel Publication series No. 33941, 1987.) In 2008 BPS published Beginnings: Collected Essays by S. Bodhesako. This book contains all the known published and unpublished essays by S. Bodhesako: Beginnings, Change, The Buddha and Catch-22, The Myth of Sisyphus, Faith, and Being and Craving.

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Christopher Titmuss, a former Buddhist monk in Thailand and India, teaches Awakening and Insight Meditation around the world. He is the founder and director of the Dharma Facilitators Programme. He gives retreats, participates in peace walks and facilitates Dharma gatherings. A senior Dharma teacher in the West, he is the author of numerous books including Light on Enlightenment, An Awakened Life and Transforming Our Terror. A campaigner for peace and other global issues, Christopher is a founder member of the international advisory board of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship. Poet and writer, he is the co-founder of Gaia House, an international retreat centre in Devon, England. He lives in Totnes, Devon, England.

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Thanissaro Bhikkhu, (Geoffrey DeGraff) began practicing meditation with his teacher, Ajaan Fuang Jotiko -- a member of the Thai forest tradition -- in 1974; ordained in 1976; and continued studying with Ajaan Fuang until the latter's death in 1986. In 1991 he came to southern California to help set up the Metta Forest Monastery in the mountains of north San Diego county. He was made abbot of the monastery in 1993. In addition to teaching at the monastery, he teaches regularly with the John Wayne Dhamma Center in Orange County, and the Barre Center of Buddhist Studies in Massachusetts.
Some more of his Dhamma talks can be found at:
http://dhammatalks.org