practiced Vipassana Meditation since 1985 in Sri Lanka (Godwin Samararatne), as well as in Burma (Sayadaw U Pandita). He received a Yoga teacher training at the Yoga Institute Santacruz, Bombay. Training in Psychosynthesis with Sascha Dönges, Basel. MBSR Teacher training in Dublin; Ireland. Member of teaching faculty at Institute for Mindfulness, Germany.