佛教徒，出生于新加坡武吉班让正华村。他于1989年得到澳大利亚昆士兰大学奖学金的资助，从事自动控制技术研究，三年后获颁博士学位。曾受邀担任国际主要自动控制技术学术期刊审稿员数年，其间任职美国波多黎谷理工大学电机工程系，负责为选修自动控制技术的硕士生授课。他在新澳美三国的教研机构供职不倦至耳顺之年，今已告离科教界转向佛教文学的研究与创作。除了本书，之前著有《寻找义净大教师的足迹》(ISBN: 978-981-07-5360-3)及《法句经漫谈》(ISBN: 978-981-07-9440-8)
Benjamin F C TENG (email@example.com), PhD in EEC from the University of Queensland, Australia. He has worked in industry for few years before taking a career in educational and research institutions as a lecturer and researcher for more than 26 years in Singapore , Australia and the US. His last full-time position was associate research professor in electrical engineering at the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, San Juan. Before authoring the current book, he has written two books. The first book entitled "On the Footprints of Master Yi Jing" (in Chinese) was launched in March, 2013. His second book entitled "Reflections on the Dhammapada", also written in Chinese was launched on Oct 19, 2014 at the Imagination Room, National Library Building, Singapore.