K. L. Dhammajoti

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Bhikkhu KL Dhammajoti
Religion Buddhism
School Theravada
Sect Amarapura Nikaya
Personal
Nationality Malaysian
Born 1949
Senior posting
Based in Sri Lanka

Venerable Prof. KL Dhammajoti (born 29 May 1949) is a Buddhist monk from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ordained according to the Theravada tradition of Buddhism. He is one of the leading scholars on 'Sarvastivada Abhidharma' and is well known in the world of Buddhist scholarship for several contributions that include some of his masterpieces, viz. "Sarvastivada abhidharma", "The Chinese Version of the Dhammapada","Entrance into the Supreme Doctrine", and "Abhidhamma Doctrines and controversies on Perception". He is also the founding editor of an annual academic journal "Journal of Buddhist Studies" from the Centre for Buddhist Studies, Sri Lanka.Currently, he is serving as the director of Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong Ltd.[1]

On account of his scholarships on Buddhist philosophy in *general and Sarvastivada Abhidharma in particular he has won several awards, fellowships, professorships and honors from prestigious universities in the world. Of them the most recent is "The glorious Sun (Endowed) Professor" awarded to him by the University of Hong Kong. His teaching career started as a lecturer in the University of Kelaniya in Sri Lanka. He also serves as the rector in The International Buddhist College (IBC), Thailand.

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