Dawa Tarchin Phillips is a well known Dharma teacher, author and Vajrayana lama. He is the Founder of Empowerment Holdings, and President of the International Mindfulness Teachers Association, a professional organization for secular Mindfulness teachers from 30 countries. Dawa completed two 3-year meditation retreats, leads retreats and teaches mindfulness and meditation, awakened leadership and conscious business around the world. He is a contributing author for Mindful magazine, Tricycle magazine, and Lion’s Roar. His work and scientific research have been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, Men’s Fitness, Forbes and Fast Company.