Jinananda (Duncan Steen) was born in Bedford in 1952 and was ordained into the Triratna Buddhist Order in 1986.
He taught meditation and mindfulness at the City Lit, and meditation and Buddhism at the West London Buddhist Centre.
He was the author of Meditating: A Buddhist View and Warrior of Peace: The Life of the Buddha (Windhorse Publications) and The Middle Way: The Story of Buddhism, and Karma and Rebirth in a Nutshell (Naxos Audio Books) and edited for publication the lectures and a number of seminars of his teacher Sangharakshita. He died in Dec 2017. Please find his obituary in the Guardian.