Condolence Message
July 3, 2020
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TBA New Organizational Team

Ven. Bhikshu Nigrodha is elected President of TBA

Due to the demise of Most Ven. Dr. Bhikshu Jannana Punnnika Mahathreo, the Chairman and Principal of Theravada Buddhist Academy, the post of Presidemt and Principal has become vacant. The TBA Management Committee selected Venerable Bhikshu Nigrodha Mahasthavira  as a Chairman. He has been working as member secretary of TBA since its establishment. He is the founder member of this organization. But now according to its regulation, the Campus Chief is the ex-officio member secretary. He has also become the Vice- President of Lumbini Development Trust.

Mr. Mahendra Ratna Shakya is selected as the Principal of TBA

Mr. Mahendra Ratna Shakya is selected as the Principal of the Theravada Buddhist Academy. He has been working as Vice- principal of TBA. He was initially appointed as the Coordinator of TBA. He is the founder member of this organization.

Theravada Buddhist Academy (TBA) Management Committee re-organized

Due to the demise of Most Ven. Dr. Bhikshu Jannana Punnnika Mahathreo, the Chairman and Principal of Theravada Buddhist Academy, TBA Management Committee is re-organized. The following thirteen member committee was formed under the chairmanship of Ven. Bhikshu Nigrodha. An advisory committee and a research committee with the following members was also formed.

Honorary Advisors

  1. Dr. Asin Nyanissara Mahathero (Sitagu Sayado), Burma
  2. Dr. Bhikshu Sugandha Mahasthavira, Thailand

Advisory Committee

  1. Bhikshu Bodhijnnana Mahasthavira
  2. Prof. Dr. Bhikshu Sankiccha Thera
  3. Prof. Dr. Triratna Manandhar (Former Vice Chancellor, LBU)
  4. Prof. Dr. Subarnalal Bajracharya

Management Committee

President                            Bhikshu Nigrodha-

Vice- president                  Mr. Dunda Bahadur Vajracharya

General Secretary            Ven. Dharmagupta Mahasthavira

Secretary                            Mr. Mahendra Ratna Shakya (Principal) Ex-officio member

Treasurer                           Ms. Mira Joti

Deputy Treasurer             Dr. Reena Tuladhar

Member                              Anagarika Nyanwati

Member                              Anagarika Agganyani

Member                              Dr. Kesahri Laxmi Manandhar

Member                              Dr. Tritatna Manandhar

Member                              Mr. Madhan Ratna Manandhar

Member                              Ms. Sabita Dhakhwa

Member                              Ms. Sushma Bajracharya

Research Committee

TBA Research Committee is re-organized. The following six member committee is formed under the chairmanship of Prof. Dr. Subarnalal Bajracharya.

Chairman            Prof. Dr. Subarnalal Bajracharya

Secretary             Mr. Mahendra Ratna Shakya Principal Ex-officio

Member              Dr. Triratna Manandhar

Member              Mr. Madan Ratna Manandhar

Member             Ms. Sabita Dhakhwa

Member              Ms. Sushma Bajracharya