Meditation Master and Scholar
Lama Jampa Thaye, PhD has been a meditation master and scholar for over 40 years. Considered one of the West’s leading meditation teachers, he is the founder and spiritual director of the Dechen Community, an international association of meditation centers located throughout Europe and North America. Born in Manchester, England, Lama Jampa has traveled the world teaching meditation practices and philosophy. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies and a PhD in Comparative Religions from the University of Manchester. An accomplished author and speaker, his books and essays on religious history have been translated into numerous languages, and he has lectured for more than 20 years at universities in his native UK. Lama Jampa lives in London with his wife Albena Stott and their youngest daughter.