Matteo Pistono teaches meditation, and is the author of a number of books including Meditation: Coming To Know Your Mind (Hay House 2017), Roar: Sulak Sivaraksa and the Path of Socially Engaged Buddhism (Suksit Siam 2017), Fearless in Tibet: The Life of the Mystic Tertön Sogyal (Hay House  2014), among others. Matteo’s writings and photographs about Tibetan and Himalayan and South East Asian cultural, political, and spiritual landscapes have appeared in Tricycle, Lion’s Roar, The Washington Post, BBC’s In-Pictures, Men’s Journal, Kyoto Journal and others. Matteo has a MA in Indian Philosophy from the School of African and Asian Studies at the University of London. Matteo began studying with Sogyal Rinpoche in London in 1996.