Tim Ward, 47, is the author of four non-fiction books, including the best seller What the Buddha Never Taught. He has lectured in colleges and institutions across North America, and all of his books have been used as texts in various schools and universities. Ward has a degree in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia, in his native Canada. He lived in Asia for 6 years, and from his experiences there wrote his first three books about Buddhism. Based in Washington D.C. He lives in Maryland with his wife and their two children where he works in international development issues. Visit him online at: www.timwardsbooks.com.

Festivals: 1997, 2006 (spring)

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