Personalities

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A Theravada Buddhist monk who has devoted his life to the meditational aspects of the Buddha's teachings. The Venerable Sujiva has conducted numerous retreats in various centres throughout Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, some European countries and USA.

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Sharon has been practicing and studying in a variety of Buddhist traditions since 1970. She has trained with teachers from many countries, including India, Burma, Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. Since 1974, Sharon has been leading retreats worldwide. She teaches both intensive awareness practice and the profound cultivation of loving-kindness and compassion. Sharon is a co-founder and guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre Massachusetts.

 

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Ajahn Chah (Phra Bodhinyana Thera) was one of the meditation teachers in the Thai forest tradition of Theravada Buddhism. He established many branch monasteries in Thailand and his Western disciples have carried the tradition to Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and America.

A documentary featuring Ven. Ajahn Chah:
http://www.watnongpahpong.org/videobcs.php

 

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Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi is a Buddhist monk of American nationality. He received a Ph.D. degree from Claremont Graduate School in 1972 and later that same year he entered the Buddhist Order as a Pupil of the Ven. Balangoda Ananda Maitreya Mahanayake Thera. He is the author of several important works on Theravada Buddhism.

His Dhamma talks can be found at:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/venbodhi
http://bodhimonastery.org/the-buddhas-teaching-as-it-is.html
http://bodhimonastery.org/sutta-nipata.html
http://bodhimonastery.org/a-systematic-study-of-the-majjhima-nikaya.html
Some more books and articles at:
http://www.accesstoinsight.org/index-author.html#b

 

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Bhante Gunaratana is an internationally recognized author and meditation instructor who blends life-long meditation practice with in-depth knowledge of Buddhist teaching and its practical application.

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Rosemary & Steve's approach is to encourage an overall and balanced mental development practice. This aids in gaining Insight into our own nature and the laws of Nature; as well, developing deep Compassion and Understanding of the origins of difficulties and stress, and how to end them.