Bhikku-In-Charge of Bodh Gaya center Ven. K Medhankara Thero transferred to Sarnath
The Joint Secretary of the Maha Bodhi Society of India and outgoing Bhikku-In-Charge of Bodh Gaya center, Ven. K Medhankara Thero will move to Sarnath center of the Maha Bodhi Society of India in the same capacity and will be replaced by Ven. H Saddhatissa Thero, who was until now Bhikku-In-Charge of Lumbini center.
other major transfers Ven. Y Rahula Thero has now been appointed as
Bhikku-In-Charge in Kolkata, Headquarters of the Maha Bodhi Society
of India. The Maha Bodhi Society of India
also appointed Ven. B Nanda
Thero as Bhikku-In-Charge at Lumbini center.
Maha Bodhi Society of India was founded by Anagarika Dhammapala in
May, 1891 for the purpose of resuscitation Buddhism in India and of
restoring the ancient Buddhist shrines at Buddha Gaya, Sarnath and
its Headquarters in Kolkata its main attention has been paid in the
restoration and revival of the glory and sanctity of Bodh Gaya. For
this he founded the Society's first center at Buddha Gaya.Then
centers were established in Sarnath, Sanchi, Lucknow, Orissa, New
Delhi, Chennai Ajmer, etc.
the guidance of Ven. P Seewalee Thero, the present General Secretary
of the Maha Bodhi Society of India, Buddhagaya centre is extending a
commendable service to the Society and the Buddhist community around