About Our Senior Teacher

IMG_1320 (2)


Mitchell Ratner, Ph.D. has been a lay member of the Tiep Hien Buddhist order since 1993 and in 2001 received the Dharmacharya (Meditation Teacher) transmission from Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.

An applied anthropologist and a founder of the Still Water Mindfulness Practice Center, since 1994 he has taught classes and workshops focused on integrating mindfulness meditation with work, meaningful relationships, and the challenges of everyday life.

Some articles on mindfulness practice by Mitchell are offered under Practice Resources