Phra Dhammavisuddhikavi

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Phra Dharmavisuddhikavi
(Pichitr Thitavanno)
Religion Buddhism
School Theravada, Dhammayuttika Nikaya
Dharma names Thitavanno
Personal
Nationality Thai
Born (1936-06-24)June 24, 1936
Amphoe Sathing Phra, Songkhla Province, Thailand

Phra Dhammavisuddhikavi is a Buddhist teacher, writer and meditation master for Buddhist monks, novices and the general public in Thailand.

Biography[edit]

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.

Source[edit]

Preface to: Ven. Phra Dhammavisuddhikavi, A Buddhist Way of Mental Training, B.E.2544/A.D. 2001, Chuan Printing Press, Bangkok.