|School||Theravada, Dhammayuttika Nikaya|
June 24, 1936|
Amphoe Sathing Phra, Songkhla Province, Thailand
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Phra Dhammavisuddhikavi (Pali name Pichitr Thitavanno) was born June 24, 1936, in Songkhla Province, South Thailand. He was ordained a novice in 1953 and a monk in 1956 at Wat Somana Vihara, Bangkok. He is a graduate of Pali Studies Grade 9, the highest grade of Pali studies in Thailand. He has a Bachelor Degree in Religious Studies (Honours) from Mahamakut Buddhist University, Thailand, and a High Certificate from the Training institute for Dhammaduta (Buddhist missionary work). He also holds a M.A. in Sanscrit Literature and Diploma in Hindi from B.H.U. India. Phra Dhammavisuddhikavi is the Lord Abbot of Wat Somanasivihara and Ex-Vice Rector for Academic Affairs at Mahamakut Buddhist University, Bangkok, Thailand. He has written 70 books on Buddhism.
Preface to: Ven. Phra Dhammavisuddhikavi, A Buddhist Way of Mental Training, B.E.2544/A.D. 2001, Chuan Printing Press, Bangkok.
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