Bodhipaksa was born Graeme Stephen in Scotland and currently lives and teaches in New Hampshire.
He is a Buddhist teacher and author who has been practicing within the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order since 1982 and has been a member of the Western Buddhist Order since 1993.
Bodhipaksa runs the online meditation center Wildmind to increase awareness of the positive effects of meditation. He teaches at Aryaloka Buddhist Center in New Hampshire, and also at the State Prison for Men. He blogs at Bodhi Tree Swaying.
His published works include the audios The Wisdom of the Breath (Sounds True, 2009) and Still the Mind (Sounds True, 2009), and the books Wildmind: A Step-by-Step Guide to Meditation (Windhorse, 2010), and Vegetarianism: A Buddhist View (Windhorse, 2009).