Dr. Stephen Fulder was born in London in 1946 and educated at Oxford and the National Institute of Medical Research, where he was awarded his Ph.D in molecular biology. He was a lecturer at London University.
He is the founder and senior teacher of Tovana (the Israel Insight Society). He has been involved in Vipassana/ Mindfulness meditation and dharma practice since 1975, has spent years in India and has been guided by a variety of teachers from Burma, India and the West. Stephen has been teaching for 20 years, mostly in Israel but also abroad, and he teaches a large number of retreats, courses and classes annually, especially to more advanced practitioners.
He has been involved for many years in peace work in the Middle East and was a founder of the MiddleWay organisation. Stephen used to work in the field of herbs and alternative medicine and he has written 14 books, academic and popular, in this field.
He is married with children and grandchildren, and lives in the ecological Galilee village of Clil which he helped to found.
Short video talk by Stephen Fulder:
For Stephen's articles and talks see: www.stephenfulder.com