Fr Mathew Cyril Antony SJ is an Indian Jesuit belonging to the Madurai province.  He got interested in Zen and became a disciple of zen master AMA SAMY SJ in the year 2000, and began his zen training at Bodhi Zendo ( - a zen meditation center - founded and run by AMA SAMY SJ since 1996 in Kodaikanal, a hill station located in the state of Tamilnadu, India.   

In 2018, 4 Feb, he got his dharma transmission from his master AMA SAMY with a name 'Cyril Jnana Bodhi Ken'  and was authorized as an associate zen master in Bodhi Sangha - a zen school started by AMA SAMY. He now resides at Bodhi Zendo and teaches zen along with his master.