Jess Peter Koffman, B.Sc. (Hon.), M.A. (Buddhist Studies), Reiki Master Teacher


After a short stint as an actuarial mathematician, Jess moved to Thailand eighteen years ago and began his spiritual journey with Buddhist meditation, firstly in the Mahasi Sayadaw Burmese Tradition and now studies in the Thai Forest Insight tradition under Luangpor Pramote of Suan Santidham Temple in Sriracha, Thailand (  He has taken dozens of meditation retreats around Thailand, lived in Theravada Buddhist monasteries, and has spent time as a Buddhist Monk.  He was designated as a volunteer meditation instructor by Master Suphat of Wat Mahathatu Temple in Bangkok in 2003 and was asked to teach the West by Luangpor Pramote in 2014.  He speaks Thai fluently and has taught and assisted great monks on insight meditation seminars in English and Thai around Asia, Toronto, Switzerland and the United States. He holds online courses worldwide teaching people to gain wisdom, peace and success in their life.

He holds a Master of Arts degree in Buddhist Studies from Maha Chula University in Bangkok, where he lectured in Applied Dhamma.   He has compiled and translated many books by legendary masters in the Theravada Tradition.  He is the author of Insight, a book revealing the answers to long held mysteries regarding such things as the mind, the light, enlightenment, god, and the soul.  Order Below.


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