Tamara Ditrich has been researching and lecturing in Sanskrit, Pali and a variety of academic subjects related to Asian religions and languages at several universities in Europe and Australia. Her research areas include Buddhist studies, Sanskrit linguistics and Vedic philology.Royce Wiles currently lectures in Buddhist Studies at the Nan Tien Institute in Wollongong, Australia. His academic interests include Jain texts and textual traditions, as well as Buddhist doctrine and practice (including meditation techniques).Bill Lovegrove is an Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the Universities of Wollongong and Southern Queensland, Australia, where he was the Vice Chancellor and President. He has teaching experience in a wide range of areas of psychology, and for many years conducted research into visual processing and dyslexia. He is a practitioner of mindfulness meditation, a student of Buddhist studies, and actively supervises psychology students conducting research in psychological correlates of mindfulness and outcomes of training. He is currently the Acting President of the Nan Tien Institute in Wollongong, Australia.