Our monastic and lay teachers have years of experience and training in providing skilled and compassionate guidance to our community of practitioners.
Achan Da Nilpant
Redding Meditation Society Abbot
Achan Da Nilpant has taught meditation since 1976 and is the abbot of the Redding Meditation Society. He was one of enlightened monk Luangpor Teean Jittasubho’s closest students.
Achan Niphen Nontamart
Janlan Forest Monastery Abbot
Achan Niphen Nontamart is the abbot of the Janlan Forest Monastery in Thailand and has been practicing meditation for 21 years. He was born in 1960 in Janlan Village, Kalasin, Northeast Thailand.
Founder, Redding Center for Mindfulness & Insight Meditation
Michael has been practicing Mahasati Insight Meditation for over 20 years. He’s a licensed psychologist and founder of the Mahasati Insight Meditation Association in Wenham, MA, and the Redding Center for Meditation/Wat Sati-Ma in Redding, CT.