About the Authors

LEE KUAN YEW was the founding prime minister of the republic of Singapore and is widely regarded as the father of modern Singapore. As Prime Minister for 31 years from 1959 to 1990, he led Singapore to independence and transformed the economy from third world to first. In his later years, he learned to meditate from Laurence Freeman.


RAY DALIO is the founder, chairman and chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates.


NG KOK SONG is a member of the WCCM Executive Committee and National Coordinator for WCCM Singapore. He is Chairman and Founding Partner of Singapore-based Avanda Investment Management. He was previously Chief Investment Officer of GIC until 2013 when he completed a 42-year career in the investment of Singapore’s foreign reserves. He has edited many works on meditation including the book and audio CD The Hunger for Depth and Meaning: Learning to Meditate with John Main.