Samantabhadri is a longstanding retreat leader and a private preceptor who lived and worked at Taraloka for over 8 years. She has a deep love of meditation, poetry, theatre and the arts; also of ritual and the Taraloka landscape.   She enjoys teasing out the truths of the Dharma but is also often appreciated for her sense of humour.  Samantabhadri is now dedicating time to writing about ritual, devotion and the imagination.