About

Bipolar Buddha - Ian Paul MarshallMy name is Ian, I live in Toronto, Canada and I’m 46 years young, have a wonderfully supportive partner and two amazing kids.

Aside from living with Bipolar Disorder since 1996 here’s some other interesting facts about me:

  • In 2019 was given Dharma Transmission (given the title of Zen Master) by the Venerable Zen Master Hwasun Yangil Sunim
  • I was mentored by and worked one-on-one with Leadership Expert and International Best-Selling Author Robin Sharma as his Online Leader
  • Wrote my first book, “The Tiny Book of Stuff” at the age of 20
  • Became a certified acupuncturist and had a thriving practice for awhile there
  • Was Initiated by the Dalai Lama in 2004 (Kalachakra)
  • Trained the biggest massage and aesthetic departments in Canada at Toronto’s largest day spa
  • Created the World Peace Prayer & Meditation
  • Have written a couple of books now including, Awaken: The Buddha’s Eightfold Path to True & Lasting Happiness, Find Your Soulmate: A Remarkable Story About the 5 Keys to Finding True Love, The Tao of Abundance: 101 Meditations to Turbo-Charge Your Prosperity Consciousness, and Your Great Awakening: 22 Keys to Transform Your Life

Interviews, Speaking, Coaching

Ian is available for interviews, speaking engagements and private and family coaching sessions. → Click here to contact us about your needs.