A B O U T U S
We strive to integrate study with practice in accordance
with the Buddha's teaching of the five spiritual faculties (pañcendriya)
– faith, vigour, mindfulness, equipoise and wisdom.
Venerable Professor K L Dhammajoti
Venerable Professor Dr K L Dhammajoti, an internationally renowned Buddhist scholar, was born in Malaysia. He taught at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, for 22 years, and subsequently joined the University of Hong Kong as a professor in early 2004, retiring in 2015. Presently, he is the Chair Professor at the School of Philosophy, Renmin University of China, and Director of the Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong. He has published several books, including Sarvāstivāda Abhidharma, Abhidharma Doctrine and Controversy on Perception, Reading Pāli Buddhist Texts, Reading Buddhist Sanskrit Texts, and numerous research papers on Buddhist Studies. He is also the founding editor of the Journal of Buddhist Studies of the Centre for Buddhist Studies, Sri Lanka.
Venerable Dhammajoti has received several awards, fellowships, professorships and honours from universities around the world, including “Tripiṭaka Vishārada” (1996), by the Amarapura Sri Saddhammavaṃsa Chapter of Sri Lanka; Professor of Buddhist Studies, by University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka; “Glorious Sun (Endowed) Professorship”, by the University of Hong Kong; Chair Professorship, by the Renmin University of China; Rector Emeritus, by the International Buddhist College, Thailand.
The Venerable’s life mission is to promote the integration of Buddhist studies and praxis, and the discernment of the Buddha and his Dharma beyond sectarianism.
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Venerable Professor K L Dhammajoti (Director)
Venerable Sing Kan (Chief Administrator)
Abbess of Sam Poh Thong (Buddhist Temple)
One of the founders of the Malaysian Buddhist Bhikkhuni Association