Melitis Kwong was born in Hong Kong and has lived most of her life in Canada and the US. She is a California state-certificated acupuncturist and massage practitioner. Melitis has studied and practiced under the guidance of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche since 1985. She completed a 3-year retreat in Dordogne, France, and was manager at the Sea to Sky Retreat Centre in Canada for 6 years. Melitis served as a visiting faculty and program coordinator at Deer Park institute in Bir, India, for 5 years. Recently she has resided mainly in Canada where she assists practitioners on the path globally.
Alex Li Trisoglio
Alex is an instructor appointed by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. He teaches meditation and Buddhist philosophy, and he also served as teaching assistant to Rinpoche for the Madhyamaka (Middle Way) and Uttaratantra (Buddha nature) teachings in San Francisco, Australia and Vancouver from 2003 to 2010. He compiled and edited Rinpoche’s teachings into the books Entering the Middle Way (2004) and Buddha Nature (2007), both of which may be downloaded from Siddhartha’s Intent. He has been a student of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche since 1996.