Duncan Steen (a.k.a. Jinananda) was born in Bedford in 1952 and was ordained into the Western Buddhist Order in 1986. He is the author of The Middle Way (Naxos AudioBooks), Meditating and Warrior of Peace (both Windhorse Publications) and has edited for publication the lectures and a number of seminars of his teacher Sangharakshita. He is chairman of the West London Buddhist Centre, where he teaches meditation and Buddhism. He also teaches meditation at the City Lit and the LSE. He has read Karma and Rebirth – In a Nutshell for Naxos AudioBooks.