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Ofosu Jones-Quartey

Ofosu Jones-Quartey has been practicing meditation since 1999 in Burmese style of Vipassana as taught to him by his teacher Bhante Buddharakkhita, from the lineage of Mahasi Sayadaw. Philosophically, he is an adherent to the Mahdyamaka-Prasangika school of Tibetan/Mahayana Buddhism. His outlook is informed by other spiritual traditions and philosophical backgrounds as well.


Since 2004, Ofosu has been teaching the Insight Meditation Community of Washington’s (IMCW) Family Meditation class. He has been co-teaching the same class with Jennifer Jordan since 2008. Ofosu has been working as an instructor with Minds, Incorporated to bring mindfulness practice to schools, working with students directly in the classroom since 2014.


An accomplished musician, Ofosu also performs both domestically and internationally as a Hip Hop and Electronic Music artist. His writings on how he incorporates his Buddhist philosophy into his secular music have been published by Mahachulalongkorn University in Ayutthaya, Thailand. He currently lives in the Washington, DC area with his wife and their four children.

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