Bhante Sanghasena Mahathera received his monastic training under the distinguished Venerable Buddharikkhita in Bangalore before returning home to Ladakh to establish the Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre (MIMC). He created an oasis of hope in the high desert Himalayas to transform the lives of thousands of children, adults, elderly and the destitute by putting “Compassion In Action”. He received many accolades and international awards for his outstanding humanitarian work.
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27-APR-2017: The Soldier Who Became a Monk
Date : 27-Apr-2017, Thursday
Time : 8.00pm to 10.00pm
Venue: BGF Shrine Hall, Ara Damansara
Speaker: Ven Sanghasena Mahathera
He innocently joined the Indian Army, attracted by the glamour of the uniform. Being disillusioned after realising that his task was to kill other fellow human beings, he left the army and became a Buddhist monk as a soldier of love, compassion, enlightenment and to bring hope into the lives of the forgotten and destitute.