In mid Februrary 2013 I started my two months tenure as a researcher in residence in the faculty of theology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands. My research area is Chan/Zen Practice in China and the West. A few days arter my arrival, my hosting professor of Buddhism Andre van der Braak inivted me to sit in his class of Mahayana Buddhism for which I was expected to teach a couple of lectures later on. Co-inciently Jnanamati was also visiting the class through Mirjam Hartkamp's…
Born in Cartagena, Spain. Since 1983 living abroad.1983-1989, Venezuela and Cololombia; 1989-1991, Berlin (Germany); 1991-2003 Hong Kong as Spanish teacher. 2003-2008 Kobe (Japan) 2008 until now Madrid/Hong Kong. Married and 3 grow up kids.
What can you offer to ITZI, & what is your interest in being a member?
I am very much interested in Buddhist studies. i finnished in 2012 the MBS that run the University of hong Kong. MBSR 8 weeks lead by Hellen Ma, Buddhist paichology by Pr. Kong were some of my subject.