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Biography of Speaker

Dharmacari Anagarika Subhuti was born in England as Alexander Kennedy. He completed a degree in philosophy and then spent a year doing psychiatric social work. In 1969, he encountered the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order (FWBO) founded by the Ven. Sangharakshita. He then started working full time for the movement and took on the Buddhist name Subhuti. He has helped to establish the London Buddhist Centre, and is now one of the most senior members of the Western Buddhist Order. His widely acclaimed books include "Buddhism for Today", "A Buddhist Vision", and "Unity in Diversity".

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