Ven. U Buddharakkhita – Born on 1971 in Penang, Malaysia. He ordained as a bhikkhu in 2009 under The Most Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw, began to train under Ven. U Mangala.
The Venerable attended the 6-month intensive retreat in 2010 led by The Most Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw in Pa Auk Tawya Forest Monestary at Maylemine, Myanmar. Under the Sayadaw’s guidance, Ven. Buddharakkhita completed the Samatha and Vipassana course of the Buddha outlined by the Visuddhimagga.
The Venerable is fluent in both english and chinese and is currently assistant teacher to Ven. U Kañcana in Tusita Hermitage (Kuching), teaching meditation to monks, nuns and laity.