Bhante Wajirabuddhi, Chief Monk of Georgia Buddhist Vihara, USA will be in Malaysia for his Dhammaduta Tour by the kind invitation of Ven B Sri Saranankara Nayaka Maha Thera from 19 Nov to 23 Dec 2013.
We are pleased and honoured to have Bhante to conduct one day meditation retreat at our centre and the details are as follows:
Date : 7 December 2013 (Saturday)
Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Target Group : Adult and Youth
For registration, please contact Bro Sumedha (019-3226978) or Bro. Yong (017-3700222).
Below please find Bhante profile
Bhante Wajirabuddhi was born in Sri Lanka in the Matara District. He was ordained as a novice monk in 1980 at the Dharmaduthashrama Vidyala, Colombo 09, under the guidance of late Venerable Dr. P. Pangnananda Nayaka Maha Thera, Venerable Wehelle Sri Attadassi Dhammapala Nayaka Maha Thera, & the late Venerable M. Sumangala Maha Thera the Principal of Dharmadutashrama Vidyala Colombo.
His higher ordination took place at Malwathu Maha Vihara, Kandy, Sri Lanka in 1987. He completed his monastic education at Dharmaduthashrama College, and did his higher education at,Bhikkhu University Anuradhapura, and obtained “Thripitakavedi” degree. He stayed in Thailand nearly 10 months, at Wat Srakete.
Then, in 1994, he came to United States of America, and stayed with the Cambodian community in Los Angeles. Ven. Cong Sophan Rakkitha Dhammo was the head of Wat Khemer Jothi Nano Chun Nath, under whose guidance he learned Cambodian culture and language.
In 1999 Ven. P. Wajirabuddhi moved to Atlanta, Georgia and in June 2000 established the Georgia Buddhist Vihara. He has completed Vippassana and Jana Bhavana retreat under Dr. Henepola Gunarathana Maha Thera at Bhavana Society, West Virginia USA. He received his English Diploma from Interactive college of Technology 5303 New Peachtree Road, Chamblee, GA 30341. He conducts monthly meditation Silence retreat and weekly Vippassana teaching. He visits colleges for giving introduction to Buddhism.