Myanmar Buddhist monk visits Centre of Vijayawada & Amaravati

Myanmar Buddhist monk visits Centre of Vijayawada & AmaravatiMonk Sumedha Bodhi and Dr Reddy at CCVA in Vijayawada on Friday
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A Telugu monk Sumedha Bodhi who received higher Buddhist spiritual training in Myanmar and also visited most of the Buddhist countries in south Asia spreading the Buddha’s teachings and Buddhist heritage of Andhra Pradesh visited the Cultural Centre of Vijayawada & Amaravati (CCVA) here on Friday, according to Dr E Sivanagi Reddy, CEO, CCVA.

Vijayawada: A Telugu monk Sumedha Bodhi who received higher Buddhist spiritual training in Myanmar and also visited most of the Buddhist countries in south Asia spreading the Buddha's teachings and Buddhist heritage of Andhra Pradesh visited the Cultural Centre of Vijayawada & Amaravati (CCVA) here on Friday, according to Dr E Sivanagi Reddy, CEO, CCVA.

He said that Sumedha hails from Kakinada and joined the Buddhist in order to continue the legacy of the Andhra Buddhist teachers like Nagarjuna, Aryadeva, Dinnaga and Buddhaghosha with a view to propagate the Buddhist culture represented by thousands of Telugu monks in yesteryears. He said that he authored two books 'Dhamma Soldiers' and 'Buddha and his Dhamma' and committed for contributing his mite for development of Buddhist circuits in Andhra Pradesh in association with AP Tourism and CCVA.

Dr Reddy facilitated the monk by briefing on the photo exhibition of 'Buddhist sites & Monuments of AP. Dr Reddy presented a copy of his book entitled Buddhist heritage of Andhra Pradesh' to the monk. Narayan Rao, Satya Srinivasarao of Malaxmi group participated in the programme.

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