Meditation teacher Andrew Weiss has studied Buddhist meditation for many years in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He studied with Zen Master Seung Sahn, the founder of the Kawn Um School of Zen and teacher to American Buddhist teachers Larry Rosenberg and Jon Kabbat-Zinn. In 1989 he met Thich Nhat Hanh and in 1991 was ordained a brother in the Vietnamese teacher's Order of Interbeing. Andrew was also ordained in 1999 into the White Plum Zen Lineage, by monk Claude AnShin Thomas. The White Plum Lineage was founded by Taizan Maezumi Roshi. Weiss is a founder of the Community of Interbeing in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is the founder and practice coordinator for the Clock Tower Sangha in Maynard, Massachusetts He has taught mindfulness meditation at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education and at the New England School of Whole Health Education, where he also served as Dean of Students.