Rev. Dhammaratana, Raleigh NC

Computer Equipment for Translation, Tamil Nadu

Rev. Dhammaratana received Dharmacharya ordination from Venerables Pannadipa and Pannavati in 2006. Five bhikkhus participated in the ordination including one of Pannavati’s spiritual guides, the Venerable Sujatha, chief advisor to the President of Sri Lanka for U.S. religious affairs.

Rev. Dhamma co-facilitates India “Bearing Witness” retreats and the offering of precepts with Venerable Pannavati; and raises funds to translate ancient and contemporary Buddhist texts into Tamili so that Dalits can learn what the Buddha said. To support his work, email