MAHABODHI MANAGEMENT TEAM
Venerable Acharya Buddharakkhita, founder-President of Maha Bodhi Society, Bangalore was born on March 12, 1922, on full moon day, in Imphal, Manipur state of India. Having completed his engineering and having served in the Indian British Army, after the Second World War, he felt the call of spiritual life. He renounced household life and wandered all over India in search of truth. Ultimately he took ordination under Most Venerable Chandamani Mahathera of Kushinagar and studied Buddhism in Sri Lanka and Burma for 6 years. He was editor in the Sixth Buddhist Synod held in Rangoon, Burma. In 1956 he came to Bangalore and established Maha Bodhi Society and its sister organizations. He passed away on September 23, 2013 leaving a great legacy of Dhamma for all his monastic and lay followers.
President and Abbot of Mahabodhi Monasteries, Experienced Vinaya teacher, initiated new branches of Mahabodhi, Dynamic guide, mentor and leader for the Sangha.
General Secretary of Mahabodhi since 1987, has been teaching Buddhism and meditation. Under the blessings and guidance of the Founder President took forward many activities of Mahabodhi
Chairman of Mahabodhi Centers in AP, Director of Mahabodhi Tawang and Diyun Centers, Teacher of Pali and Sutta, started hostels for old people, poor children and travels internationally teaching Buddhism
Director of Mahabodhi Skill Development Center and Forest Meditation Center, Nongtaw, Teacher of Suttas and Meditation
Director of Mahabodhi Monastery, Bengaluru and Meditation
Director of Mahabodhi Mysore Center, Teacher of Suttas
Director of Mahabodhi Namsai Center and Lord Buddha College, Namsai, Teacher of Vinaya and Suttas.
Director of Mahabodhi Research Center, Bengaluru, Asst. Editor of DHAMMA magazine.
Director of Monastic Education Program and Coordinator of In-charge monks, Teacher of Meditation, Sutta and Abhidhamma.
Director of Mahabodhi Hyderabad Center, Teacher of Sutta and Pali
Director of Mahabodhi Chichingchera, Tripura Branch. Rural community development expert
Director of Mahabodhi Sukanachari, Tripura Center.
In Charge of Monks’ Overseas study program
Asst.Director of Mahabodhi Diyun Center, Teacher of Pali and Suttas
Director of Mahabodhi Deomali Center, AP
Director of Mahabodhi Kanubari Center, AP
Director of Mahabodhi Dhammaduta Meditation Center for Moral and Spiritual Education, Narasipura, Bangalore North.
In Charge of Mahabodhi Tawang Center, AP
In Charge of Mahabodhi Nobinchera Center, Tripura
VEN. RAJINDA MAHATHERA – Chief Monk of Suknachari Center
VEN. BHIKKHU BODHICITTA – Principal, Mahabodhi Monastic Institute, Bengaluru
VEN. BHIKKHU NYANASILA – Asst. Principal, Mahabodhi Monastic Institute, Bengaluru
VEN. BHIKKHU KUMARA – Principal, Mahabodhi School, Suknachari, Tripura
VEN. BHIKKHU PANYASIHO – In Charge of Hostels, Mahabodhi Suknachari, Tripura
Ven. BHIKKHU RATTHAPALA – Asst.Treasurer, MBS, Bengaluru
VEN. BHIKKHU DHAMMABODHI – Asst. In Charge of Mahabodhi Mysore Center
VEN. BHIKKHU SIVALI – In Charge, Moral Education, Mahabodhi Center, Mysore
VEN. BHIKKHU MUNINDO – Teacher at MMI, Bengaluru
VEN. BHIKKHU PANYASARA – Purchase Supervisor, Bengaluru
VEN. BHIKKHU SOBHANA – Teacher at MMI, Bengaluru
VEN. BHIKKHU VIMALARAKKHITA – Medical In charge, MMI, Bengaluru
VEN. BHIKKHU KHEMINDO – Teacher at MMI, Bengaluru
VEN. BHIKKHU RATNAJYOTI – Teacher at MMI, Hyderabad
VEN. BHIKKHU JINAVAMSA – Teacher at MMI, Bengaluru
VEN. BHIKKHU VIMALABODHI – On Teaching work to Maharashtra
VEN. BHIKKHU DHAMMATISSA – On Teahing work in Karnataka
VEN.BHIKKHU ACHALASILA – Asst. In Charge of Mahabodhi Monastery, Chichingchera
VEN. BHIKKHU DHAMMINDO – Sanghadana organisation
VEN. BHIKKHU VASETTHO – Mahabodhi Monastery, Diyun
VEN. BHIKKHU NYANARAKKHO – Teacher at Mahabodhi Hyderabad Center
VEN. BHIKKHU KHANTIPALA – Teacher at MMI, Bengaluru
VEN. BHIKKHU SAKYANANDA – Asst. In Charge of Mahabodhi Bodhgaya
VEN. BHIKKHU DHAMMANANDA – Asst.In Charge Mahabodhi Namsai Center
VEN. BHIKKHU DHAMMAMANO – MMI, Bengaluru
VEN. BHIKKHU BHADDIYA – MMI, Bengaluru
VEN. DHAMMAPALA – Meditation Teacher, Mahabodhi Hyderabad
Upasaka Vajira Dorjey – General Manger at Headquarters Bengaluru
Upasaka Jigmet Jyothi – CEO, Mahabodhi Education Program, Mysore
Upasaka Tsering Vittho – Manager, Mahabodhi Scholarships & Sponsorships
Upasaka Tashi Subho – Manager at Mahabodhi Tawang Center
Upasaka Gunava Bodh – Manger at Mahabodhi Diyun Center
Upasaka Chetan Bodh – Manager at Mahabodhi Hyderabad Center
Upasaka Nagarjuna Bodh – Manager at Mahabodhi Meditation Center, Bengaluru
Upasaka Kent Bodh – Manager, Lord Buddha College, at Mahabodhi Namsai Center
Upasaka Robin Chakma – Manager at Mahabodhi Center, Chichingchera