Alan Clements is an author, activist, performing artist, former Buddhist monk, and one of the West’s foremost nonsectarian dharma teachers. He is also a leading authority on Burma’s nonviolent struggle for freedom and democracy, known as a “revolution of the spirit.” He is the author of a number of books including Instinct for Freedom and The Voice of Hope, an internationally acclaimed book of conversations with Burma’s Nobel Peace Prize® Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Clements has been interviewed by Nightline, CBS News, Time, Newsweek, and numerous other media worldwide.
He currently teaches retreats and speaks to audiences across the globe on the sanctity of freedom and the fundamental importance of trusting one’s own deepest experience. His latest book, A Future to Believe In: 107 Reflections on Transforming the Maddening Miracle of Life, is set for publication in 2011. For more information, please visit AlanClements.com.