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 Enquiry Programme and facilitates an online mentor programme for Dharma practice and mindfulness training. He gives retreats, participates in pilgrimages (yatras) and leads Dharma gatherings. Christopher has been teaching annual retreats in India since 1975 and a co-founder of the Prajna Vihar School, Bodh Gaya, Bihar. 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. Poet, blogger and social critic, he is the co-founder of Gaia House, an international retreat centre in Devon, England. Christopher has lived on donations since 1970. He lives in Totnes, Devon, England.