José Antonio Manchado was born in Lanzarote in 1976. He is the author of the book:”Be happier than the Dalai Lama”, besides being an instructor in overcoming adversity and inner growth, trainer and lecturer. He is also a certified firewalking instructor by the Firewalking Institute of Research and Education, Dallas, USA. He has a master’s degree in: Tibetan Ancestral Therapy Bowl + Modern Therapy Bowl and Gong Therapy, Reiki Usui and Reiki Shin-do.
Since 1998 he has been in constant practice and learning through various Masters, (Monks, Tibetan Buddhist Lamas and Zen) in the fields of meditation, healing, sound, therapies, energy and vibrational therapies.
In 2001 he was initiated into Vajrayana Buddhism (taking over the Tibetan Buddhist Refuge) as Karma Dorje Jikme.
He has been specially trained in the study and practice of Meditation (Shinee and Shamata), mindfullness meditation, , relaxation techniques, mental purification, Hatha Yoga, pranayama with different teachers including Akong Rinpoche, Lama Sangye, Sogyal Rinpoche, Jorge Diaz.
He has organized and participated in various Tibetan and Zen Buddhist retreats and training events.
Continuous training and experimentation since 1998 in Tibetan and Modern Ancestral Therapy Bowl, Gong therapy, vibrational acupuncture and harmonic healing with different masters including Kalu Tseng (Tibet), Karma Dorje Senge (Nepal), Gong Master Adrey lee (China), Jorge Diaz (Spain), Bruce Manaka (USA) among others.
He currently gives courses, workshops, lectures, retreats on mental calm, freedom from fear, meditation as well as various events and workshops on mental, physical and spiritual well-being.