Christopher Titmuss is the co-founder of one of the largest and most respected retreat centres in the UK, from where he travels all over the world to teach Awakening and Insight Meditation retreats. From 1962 to 1967 he worked as a reporter and photojournalist in London, Turkey, Thailand, Laos and Australia - and then spent six years as a Buddhist monk in Thailand and India. For the last twenty years he has been teaching the Dharma. He is an active supporter of global responsibility and is a founder member of the twelve-strong international board of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship. In 1986 and 1992 he stood for Parliament for the Green Party.