Edwin John Dingle, born in England in 1881, was lovingly known by the name given to him in the monastery of Tibet – "Ding Le Mei"

He was an English journalist, author and founder of The Institute of Mentalphysics in California, USA. He was also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of Great Britain.

Risking his life on both a mapping expedition and spiritual quest across China in the early 1900's he reached Tibet. It was here that he discovered the mysteries of Asia and india, secret wisdom, passed along from wise man to wise man for countless ages.

He was one of the first Westerners to enter a Tibetan Monastery and study for a long period of time. His quest for spiritual knowledge helped him learn closely guarded advanced spiritual methods from a Tibetan Mystic. He spent nearly 21 years in Asia- in China, India, Tibet and Burma.

Returning to the West, he began sharing the teachings and practices he had learned in Tibet, first in New York (1927) and later in Los Angeles. California, where he founded the institute of Mentalphysics in 1928. These teachings of Mentalphysics include ancient universal truths which work through our breath & thought. The techniques include 8 key breathing exercises and meditation.

The universal laws taught by Guru Dingle Le Mei, if followed are believed to lead to mastery of oneself and all of life. His philosophy of Mentalphysics is based on the way the mind creates the physical world and he taught this to over 2,18.000 students around the world.