Martine Batchelor


 MARTINE BATCHELOR is a French lay Dhamma teacher. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in Korea in 1975, and studied Zen Buddhism under the guidance of the late Master Kusan at Songgwang Sa monastery until 1984. Her Zen training also took her to nunneries in Taiwan and Japan. From 1981 she served as Kusan Sunim's interpreter and accompanied him on lecture tours throughout the United States and Europe. She returned to Europe with her husband, Stephen, in 1985 and was a member of the Sharpham North Community in Devon, England for six years. She worked as a lecturer and spiritual counsellor both at Gaia House and elsewhere in Britain. She was also involved in interfaith dialogue and was a Trustee of the International Sacred Literature Trust until 2000. She is now living in the south of France, and leads meditation retreats in various parts of the world, either alone or with Stephen. Her approach is concerned with in meditation in daily life, Buddhism and social action, religion , women's issues and ecology. She is the author of many books, among which 'Meditation for Life' , and ‘Let Go: A Buddhist Guide to Breaking Free of Habits’. Her latest book is ‘The Spirit of the Buddha’.


Hannes Huber


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 Hannes Huber, is an experienced teacher who has practiced Vipassana Meditation since 1985. His teachers include Godwin Samararatne from Sri Lanka, and Sayadaw U Pandita from Burma, who authorized him to give teachings. He has a training in Psychosynthesis with Sascha Dönges, Switzerland. He teaches Vipassana Meditation in Austria and other European countries, and is an MBSR trainer.


Andrea Huber



Andrea Huber è un’insegnante di Dhamma, nonchè trainer MBSR (il metodo di riduzione dello stress basato sulla consapevolezza ideato da Jon Kabat Zinn). È di origine austriaca e si è formata presso l’Institut of Mindfulness and Stress Reduction della Dott.ssa Linda Lehrhaupt a  Bedburg, Germania. Ha una  solida esperienza di meditazione Vipassana secondo la tradizione di Mahasi Sayadaw,  avendo praticato per lunghi periodi sotto la guida di  Sayadaw U Pandita e del Ven. U Vivekananda.


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Beate Gloekner



Beate Gloeckner is a German teacher who started her meditation practice in 1986 and has a long experience of retreats in the Mahasi tradition under the guidance of Ven. U Pandita and Ven. U Vivekananda, who authorized her to give teachings. Thanks to her training as a psychotherapist, she belongs to that new generation of teachers that can pass on ancient teachings in such a way that western yogis will still find them meaningful for their lives.

Letizia Baglioni



Letizia Baglioni has been studying and practicing Dhamma and meditation since 1980, with a special emphasis on the Thai Forest tradition of Ajahn Chah. For six years she was an eight precepts lay-resident in monastic communities led by Ajahn Sumedho in England and Italy. She is also translator and editor of books on Buddhist teachings and a psychologist trained in body-oriented psychotherapy. From 1999 and 2011 she taught regular meditation classes at the A.Me.Co. (Association for Insight Meditation, Rome) and is being leading retreats at Pian dei Ciliegi since 2004.



Nanni de Ambrogio



Nanni Deambrogio has completed his Master in Buddhist studies in the Ghelugpa Tibetan tradition, besides practicing and studying the Theravada traditions of Thailand and Burma. He has also practiced in the Dzogchen tradition under the guidance of Sogyal Rinpoche, Namkhai Norbu e Tzoknyi Rinpoche. Besides being a Dhamma teacher, he is co-founder and counseling trainer for the Association “Mindfulness Project”, and trainer in Core Process Psycotherapy as taught at the Karuna Institute, England, by Anne Overzee e Deirdre Gordon. He is a teacher of Tai Ji, according to the danced method taught by the Master Al Huang Chugliang.


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