(a.k.a. Chris Kolb) is a well-known and respected teacher of Buddhist
meditation and philosophy. He has been a student of Mahayana Buddhism
for over thirty years and currently teaches at Tse
Chen Ling Buddhist Center in San Francisco. Chotak
also serves as a project assistant at San Francisco General Hospital and
chemical dependency counselor in private practice. He is especially skilled
at addressing the concerns of Western students and his teachings are at
once profound and accessible.