Maitreyabandhu is an experienced teacher and a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order. Ordained in 1990, he has published articles on Buddhism and meditation in the UK and abroad.
He is a published poet, winning the Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet Competition in 2011. You can read a Guardian review of his latest poetry collection, The Crumb Road (2013), here.
Maitreyabandhu has worked in such diverse fields as the visual arts, opera and alternative health. Maitreyabandhu has often presented Buddhism in the media, including television and radio.
He is currently the director of Breathing Space, the London Buddhist Centre's health and wellbeing programme. He lives and works at London Buddhist Centre in the East End of London.
Maitreyabandhu on Thicker Than Blood