The Venerable Varabuddhi
Country: Sri Lanka

Buddhist Monk

Venerable Varabuddhi is a Buddhist monk from Myanmar. He is studying for his Master of Philosophy at the Postgraduate Institute of Buddhist and Pali Studies at the University of Kelaniya in Sri Lanka. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University in Chiangmai, Thailand and his Master of Arts in Buddhist Studies from the Postgraduate Institute of Buddhist and Pali Studies at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. During his studies in Thailand, he worked for the promotion of Buddhism, which was offered to the greater community through Monk Chat and Meditation in Chiangmai, Thailand. During his school holidays, he taught a basic English course to young novices and Buddhist cultural courses to young children free of charge in Thailand and Myanmar. In 2013, he returned to his hometown in the western part of Myanmar and founded a library. He is willing to work and create a peaceful environment within his community, where people are hungry for education and to live harmonious lives. His motto is “May peace happen where people live.”