International Pali speaking conference

The abbot of OBV, Ven Dr K. Dhammasami, has invested a lot of time and effort to revive Pali as a medium between Theravada scholars worldwide. He first organised a Pali speaking panel at Sitagu during the Theravada Buddhist universities conference. Another one took place at Mahamakut Buddhist University in Thailand in the same year. Since then Sri Lanka, Thailand and Myanmar have organised a few such confidence or panel. Actually a conference of international Pali speaking scholars took place also in Taunggyi last year to mark his birthday.


Recently on 3 December 2015 at Sri Jayawardanepura University, he was a keynote speaker for the Pali speaking panel titled “Legacy and Future Contributions of the Pali Language”.

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