Paramabodhi lived and worked at the SFBC for 6 years during the 90's, helping to get us started along with Paramananda and others. He maintains a strong connection with the SFBC, visiting every few years to lead retreats and Sangha Nights. 

He was ordained over 40 years ago and has spent many of those years contemplating and teaching from the Satipatthana Sutta.  

He currently works full time as an artist (aka Hugh Mendes) and teacher in London, while also teaching meditation and buddhism at the London Buddhist Center

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