Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia studies and practices within the Thai Forest Tradition, specifically the disciples of Ajahn Chah. She serves as a Core Faculty member at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. Taraniya also served as resident teacher of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts from 1996 through 1999. She has been a Dhamma teacher since 1990. She is the co-author of Older and Wiser: Classical Buddhist Teachings on Aging, Sickness, and Death.