Kamalashila was ordained in 1974. He helped start the West London Buddhist Centre in 1976. In 1979 he co-founded a meditation retreat centre, Vajraloka in North Wales, which he helped to run until the early nineties. He teaches meditation in the UK and abroad, including occasional workshops, classes and retreats for the West London Buddhist Centre. He now lives in West Hampstead. Kamalashila is the author of Meditation – Tranquillity Imagination and Insight. Find more out about Kamalashila on his website Dharmadoor.