West London Buddhist Centre

About Us

Our Teachers

You can find details on the Buddhist teachers at the centre below in random order. This order changes every time you access this page. We also host sessions run by therapists and other teachers from outside the Centre. You can find out about them by visiting the Therapists and Mindfulness Teachers pages.

  • Viramati

    Heroic mental attitude

    Viramati was ordained in 1979. He lived in Italy from the mid 1980s until 1998. He is now retired, spending time working on his own personal photographic projects and, when…

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  • Tarakarunya

    Tara’s wisdom and compassion

    Tarakarunya was ordained in 2001. She became an anagarika in 2004 by taking an extra vow of celibacy. Tarakarunya is an artist, painting mainly devotional thangkas representing Buddhas and Bodhisattvas….

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  • Amalavajra

    Amalavajra

    Pure, shining diamond or thunderbolt

    Amalavajra brings a wealth of life and Triratna right livelihood experience to the WLBC. After a short stint in his mid-20s as a bond dealer in the City of London,…

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