Ajahn Tong

Venerable Ajahn Tong Sirimangalo has devoted his life to the practice and teaching of Satipatthana Vipassanā Kammatthana (insight meditation based on the four foundations of mindfulness). Ordained as monk in 1934, has spent 6 decades teaching meditation and establishing and expanding meditation centres throughout Thailand; he is the abbot of the Buddhist Monastery Wat Chom Tong (Chiang Mai province) which includes an inteational meditation centre and 300 meditation rooms. He is Chief Vipassanā Kammatthana Master of the Northe Region of Thailand and is one of Thailand’s most respected meditation teachers.