Ross Bolleter is a Dharma heir of Robert Aitken and John Tarrant, in the Diamond Sangha lineage. He was authorized to teach by John Tarrant in 1992, and given Transmission by Robert Aitken and John Tarrant in 1997.
Ross Bolleter teaches Zen in the Zen Group of Western Australia with his Dharma heir Ian Sweetman. Since 1992, he has also taught in South Australia and New Zealand. His Dharma heirs include Susan Murphy in Sydney, Bob Joyner in Adelaide, as well as Mary Jaksch, Glenn Wallis, and Arthur Wells, respectively in Nelson, Dunedin and Christchurch, New Zealand.
Ross is also a well known composer, performer, and poet. Fremantle Press published his book of poems, Piano Hill in 2010.