About Me

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

My name is Gregory Quinlivan. I now live in Toufen Township, Taiwan. My Chinese name is 匡貴禮. 

UPASAKA EXPERIENCES:
I have studied the basic doctrines of early Buddhism with the International Buddhist College of Thailand, and meditation with the Vipassana Fellowship of London. I have had discussions with monks in Australia, Malaysia and Thailand, and read widely, particularly in the Theravada tradition. In early 2012 I went on yatra to the main pilgrimage sites in northern India.

CURRENT CHALLENGES:
- practising mindfulness more regularly
- studying and applying the insights of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh
- attending a Plum Village retreat and taking the 5 Mindfulness Trainings

ACTIVITIES:
Walking in the fresh air
Coffee with friends
Going to nice places

INTERESTS:
Travel
Reading
Films
Music

FAVOURITE QUOTATIONS:
Don't worry, be happy!
Your thoughts of today create the you of tomorrow.
There is absolutely nothing worth clinging to.