Tijn is a musician, writer and meditation teacher who spent his youth in Amsterdam and Seattle (USA). His band Lois Lane was a hit in the eighties and sold over a 100.000 copies in The Netherlands.
Tijn's music is inspired by meditation and silence. He created a large meditation network from living rooms all over Holland and over twenty countries across the globe called Stadsverlichting (Cities of Light). Tijn wrote six books on the Art of Enlightenment, most of which became bestsellers. His best known book is A Crashcourse in Enlightenment.
Over the years Tijn has trained many different groups and people in the Art of Meditation, amongst which the Amsterdam police force, drug addicts and prisoners, military personnel, doctors, nurses and business people. He lives in Amsterdam with his partner Binkie with whom he combines music and silence in their Seven Meditation Concerts. Tijn is a journalist for several magazines and has written extensively on topics related to the expansion of consciousness.