Jill Shepherd

Jill Shepherd

Jill Shepherd began practicing insight meditation in Thailand in 1999, and since that time has lived and worked at several meditation centres and monasteries in the US, Australia, England, and Thailand. She spent seven years on staff at the Insight Meditation Society...
Ajahn Nisabho Bhikkhu

Ajahn Nisabho Bhikkhu

After finishing college in 2012, Ven. Nisabho (addressed as “Ajahn Nisabho” in the Thai custom) left his native Washington to go forth as a Buddhist monk in Thailand. He received full ordination the following spring under Ajahn Anan, a senior disciple of renowned...
Carole Melkonian

Carole Melkonian

Carole Melkonian has been practicing meditation for decades. In 1980, she spent 4 years in residence at Zen Mountain Monastery under the guidance of John Daido Loori and then 12 years studying closely with Thich Nhat Hanh, helping start his publishing company,...
Jason Bartlett

Jason Bartlett

Jason Bartlett emphasizes a practical approach to Buddha Dharma, drawing practice instructions from a wide variety of traditions. He teaches an understanding of Buddhism which can be applied in the tumult of daily life, with the aspiration to support practitioners at...
Ayya Cittānandā Bhikkhunī

Ayya Cittānandā Bhikkhunī

Ayya Cittananda has spent over ten years on the Buddhist path, after being inspired in 2005 by a college philosophy class to spend time practicing at monasteries.  After completing a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing and working at a hospital as a registered nurse in...