Dated January 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. SSBU Sangha chanted Pali Abhidhamma in brief based on the Thai Buddhist tradition. This is in the case of paying respect and praying for the passing away of the late Most Venerable Vijaya Mahathera (Dhammacariya, Aggamahavacakapandita, Aggamahapandita, Members of Shan Sangha Nayaka Committee of Shan State), Abbot of Veluwan Monastery, Taunggyi, Shan State, Myanmar
It was under the leadership of Ven. Prof. Dr. Khammai Dhammasami, DPhil (Oxford), Founder of SSBU. He, himself came and listened to Pali Abhidhamma. Local devotees and novices also listened to the Pali chanting.
The cremation of funeral will be held on January 19, 2016