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Christopher Titmuss

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Religion  Theravada background
Title  Dharma Teacher

Name  Christopher Titmuss
Role  Monk
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Website  www.christophertitmuss.org www.insightmeditation.org
Books  Light on enlightenment, Mindfulness Training Course: A, An awakened life, Mindfulness for Everyday, Transforming Our Terror

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Christopher Titmuss, (born April 22, 1944) is a retired Theravada Buddhist monk, an Insight Meditation meditation instructor and an author of books on Dharma who resides in Totnes, Devon, United Kingdom.

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Biography

Titmuss left England to travel Asia in 1967.. After three years, he became a monk in Thailand, spending six years in Thailand and India from 1970 to 1976. During that time he resided with Buddhadasa for a period. He is especially known for being a steadfast exponent of engaged Buddhism, speaking and writing on social and political matters. He is also the co-founder of Gaia House in Devon, England.

He twice stood for the Green Party in general elections in 1987 and 1992 in the South Hams constituency, where he got the highest vote of any Green candidate in Britain.

He is the founder and director of the Dharma Facilitators Programme and the Living Dharma programme, an online mentor programme for Dharma practitioners. He gives retreats, participates in pilgrimages (yatras) and leads Dharma gatherings. Titmuss has been teaching annual retreats in Bodh Gaya, India since 1975 and leads an annual Dharma Gathering in Sarnath since 1999. 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.

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Christopher Titmuss Wikipedia


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