Dolma Gunther

Dolma Gunther is the founder and executive director of Khyentse Vision Project, and is responsible for developing and delivering the project’s strategic vision. Dolma is a lawyer, editor, translator, and film director. She studied Tibetan language in Darjeeling and University of Washington, and has over twenty-years experience translating and editing Tibetan Buddhist texts. Dolma completed three-year retreat in Chanteloube, France, and currently lives in Australia.

Venerable Hui Cheng

Venerable Hui Cheng is a Buddhist monk of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Order who's currently serving at Hsi Lai Temple in Hacienda Heights, California.

Darren Kleinberg

Darren Kleinberg serves as a chaplain resident at Stanford Health Care. He's the author of <em>Hybrid Judaism</em>.

James Lynch

James Lynch is a reverend as authorized by Rissho Kosei Kai, a Japanese lay Buddhist organization. He's the minister in charge of the New York Dharma Center.

Scott Edelstein

Scott Edelstein is the author of the books <em>Sex and the Spiritual Teacher </em>and <em>The User’s Guide to Spiritual Teachers</em>, both from Wisdom Publications, as well as many other books on a variety of subjects.

Brother Phap Luu

Ordained in 2003, Brother Phap Luu received Transmission of the Lamp from Thich Nhat Hanh to teach in 2011. He helped start Wake Up, the Plum Village movement for young people, as well as the Happy Farm, Plum Village’s organic farming community, and has been working with Wake Up Schools since its inception in 2012 to bring mindfulness to schools. He has served as a monastic editor for a number of Thich Nhat Hanh’s books, including "Happy Teachers Change the World," "Stepping Into Freedom," "The Admonitions and Encouraging Words of Master Guishan," and "How to Focus." Brother Phap Luu leads mindful backpacking retreats in nature around Deer Park Monastery in Escondido, California, USA; Joshua Tree National Park; the Sierra Nevada; and on the Appalachian Trail.

Samuel M. Grimes

Samuel M. Grimes is the Shinjo Ito Postdoctoral Fellow in Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He specializes in the Buddhism of Nepal, both through engagement with the contemporary Newar Buddhist community in Kathmandu as well as through the engagement of texts written in Sanskrit or Newar. His Newar teacher is Yagyamanpati Bajracharya, a member of the Jamal, Shikamu, and Lakyu viharas.

Cheryl Fraser

Cheryl Fraser PhD is a psychologist, sex therapist, and dharma teacher. She is the author of <em>Buddha’s Bedroom–The Mindful Loving Path to Sexual Passion and Lifelong Intimacy</em> and the host of the <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Sex Love & Elephants</a> podcast. She created the Become Passion online couples immersion program. She is the resident teacher for Island Dharma on Vancouver Island and is trained in the Kargyu Vajrayana and Theravada traditions.  <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"> </a></p>