Amritadaka has been in the Thames Sangha since 1997 having joined the team to help with the construction of the Sudarshanaloka Stupa. He was ordained in Spain in 2000 and his Sadhana practice is Amitabha. He has attended teacher training in Australia for Breathworks mindfulness for health and utilizes this and other meditation experience in his fulltime work in community mental health as a support worker. He is involved in local art exhibitions and community theater performances and enjoys participating in the annual Thames Steampunk festival. Amritadaka is a Board member of the Thames Community Centre.