BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS

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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS





 

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS





Dr. Buddhadev Bhattacharya is a Senior Assistant Professor and Head Department of Philosophy & Publication in-Charge at Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, (Deemed University) in Bihar, India. He was a content writer, UGC, e-PG Pathshala on E-content creation for Postgraduate Students. He possesses many research and teaching experiences.

Prerna Bharadwaj received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011. Subsequently, she earned a Masters degree in Education as a teacher for America Corps member and worked as a math teacher in New York City. She is currently a Ph.D. student in the Social Psychology program at University of Massachusetts. Her research involves exploring the social, cognitive, and moral motives of fairness and social justice. She currently serves as the Graduate Instructor for the Advancing Diversity Research and Practice (ADRAP) Program, as well as the Graduate Advisor for the Multicultural Association of Psychology Students (MAPS).

Suchant Chaturvedi is Assistant Professor of English and teaches in Rajkiya Engineering College, Ambedkar Nagar, Uttar Pradesh. He earned his doctorate from the University of Allahabad on the research thesis The Critical Achievement of Wayne C Boothand has UGC NET qualifications with more than 8 years of teaching experience and has a keen interest in delivering lectures on personality development for students.

Asst. Prof. Cho, Ki-ryong graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Indian Philosophy from Dongguk University and holds an M.A of Public Administration from Dongguk University with research covering A Study on the reform of Buddhist Order Administration
- Focus on the Systematic Reform of JOGYE Buddhist Order. I
2004, he became Ph.D. of Public Administration from Dongguk University and from 2004 to 2008, he was a full-time researcher at the Institute for Buddhist Culture, Dongguk University. Previously he held the position of Secretary-General at the Korea Association of Buddhist Professors and is now an Assistant Professor at the Academy of Buddhist Studies, Dongguk University.

Dr. Narasingha Chran is from India and currently ICCR Chair Visiting Professor of Sanskrit, Sanskrit Studies Center, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. He is a visiting Professor of Sanskrit at the School of Ideological Studies, Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Moka, Mauritius. He  is  also  Editor  of  International  Journal of Indology & Culture of Sanskrit Studies Centre, Faculty of Archaeology, Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Prof. Dr. Binodini Das holds a MA degree, Master of Philosophy and Ph.D. in History. She possesses a brilliant academic career with research experience and served the Odisha Education Service, Govt of Odisha, India for 35 years and retired as a Professor of History from Ravenshaw University, Cuttack. Nearly 100 research articles have been published in different reference journals, proceedings and books of national and international repute. She has also published two research books and her research activity is based on Ancient Indian History, History of Jainism and Buddhism. Currently, she is visiting Professor in the Postgraduate Department of History, Rama Devi University, Bhubaneswar in Odisha.

Mahesh A. Deokar is the founder and head of the Department of Pali at Savitribai Phule, Pune University. His academic expertise is in Pali language and literature and Theravada Buddhism. With his interest and initiative in the relevance and application of Buddhism in modern society, courses in socially engaged Buddhism and Buddhist Psychology have started at the Pali Department in recent years.

Prof. Dr. Hira Paul Gangnegi received his Ph.D. from Delhi University in 1995. His subject specialization is History of Mahayana Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism & Tibetan Language and literature. He has 37 years of teaching experience and has published 25 National & International papers and 2 books. He held Head of 
Buddhist Studies Department, Delhi University from 2014 to 2017 March and was also a member of many renowned universities and organizations such as Academic Council, Sanchi University, Ambedkar University, M.P, Nav Nalanda University, Bihar in 2016, Board of Studies, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla and Punjab University,  Chandigarh.

Dr. Jinabodhi Bhikkhu is Professor Department of Oriental Languages (Pali & Sanskrit), University of Chittagong, Bangladesh and the Founder President- Buddhist Research & publication Centre-Bangladesh, Chittagong. He received his B. A. (Honors.) in Pali from Chittagong University, an M. A. in (Pali) from Chittagong University and a Ph.D. in Pali from Calcutta University. Dr. Jinabodhi Bhikkhu has attended the Vesak Celebration three times from 2006-2008 at Thailand & Viet Nam and has published two books.

Krishna M. Kamble has worked in various capacities from Assistant Professor to Professor and Head of the Department in Radiation Therapy and Oncology in Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur. He has more than 40 years of teaching experience in medical college. At present, he is working as a Professor in Radiation Oncology. His passion is teaching and services to the poor and has committed to work for social uplifting of downtrodden. His interest is in the propagation of Buddhism and the thoughts of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. His main area of work is awareness about cancer and against tobacco and smoking. He holds a Post-Graduate Degree MD (Radiation Oncology) and three Diplomas in Radiation-related subjects of Medical Science. He also holds Postgraduate degree MA (Masters of Arts) in Ambedkar Thoughts, Pali and Prakrit as well as M.A and M. Phil in Buddhist studies. He is pursuing his Ph.D. in Buddhism and Medical Science.

Chon Minh Le Khac Chieu graduated with a Bachelor of Law from University of Saigon and Bachelor of English from Hue University of Pedagogy. He dedicated 30 years to teaching and 15 years of health care for the poor people of Ho Chi Minh City. He has written 20 medical articles and over 40 Buddhist articles about Theravada Buddhism and many important events of VBS. Since 2016, he is a member of the Religion Research Center of University of Social Science and Humanity - HCMC.
 
Ven. S. Nanda is a Theravada Buddhist monk who works in the Department of Pāli & Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka as a temporary lecturer. Currently he is studying for his Master of Philosophy degree under the title of The identical characteristics of the Saddanītipakaraṇaat the Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka including a one-year course work related to the M.Phil degree program. A one-year MA program with monography was followed and successfully completed in Pāli and Buddhist studies, at the Postgraduate Institute of the University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka. His first degree in Pāli was awarded from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka with First Class Honors. He has presented ten research papers (English and Pāli medium) at various international research conferences in Sri Lanka and India. Twenty-two research articles have been published in Journals along with four research books which were published in English, Sinhala, and Pāli.

O. A Samantha Lal Opanayakeisa is a visiting lecturer at the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka. As a visiting lecturer, he has been teaching Buddhist literature and fundamental teachings of Buddhism for nearly ten years

Prof. Dr. C. Upender Rao is a visiting Chair Professor of Sanskrit and Buddhist Studies, at Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He is permanently posted as a Professor of Sanskrit and Pali, Special Centre for Sanskrit Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University ( JNU), New Delhi. He writes in Sanskrit, Hindi, Telugu, and English and has authored a number of distinguished books. His research papers are published in various reputed journals in India and abroad and his research areas include Sanskrit literature and poetics, early Buddhist literature and philosophy. A number of prestigious awards have been received for his works. Prof. Rao held various administrative positions and he was the head of the Dept. of Sāhitya in Rārīya Sanskrit Sansthans Puri Campus and Chairperson of the Sanskrit center in J.N.U. He was the State Coordinator of Non-Formal Sanskrit Education, under Rārīya Sanskrit Sansthan (Deemed University, under M.H.R.D.), Govt. of India.
Dr. Anand Singh is a Professor in the School of Buddhist Studies,
 


Philosophy and Comparative Religions, Nalanda University, India. He specializes in Buddhist history and archaeology, the origin of Buddhism, its expansion and sects, sacred spaces in the Ganga Valley, ecological consciousness in Buddhism, and studies related to sacred spaces of Sārnāth, and Nālandā. As a researcher, he has been involved in active field research for over twenty years. He served as Dean and Associate Professor, School of Buddhist Studies and Civilization, Gautam Buddha University. In addition, he has done a major research project awarded by University Grant Commission and has been fellow of SAARC. He was visiting Professor at the Sanchi University of Buddhist-Indic Studies, Madhya Pradesh and Dhammaduta Chekinda University, Yangon, Myanmar. He has authored many books and received international awards. He has published 25 peer-reviewed research papers, articles and book chapters.

Dr. Vijay Kumar Singh has been teaching and guiding research in Buddhist Studies and Tibetan since 1994. He graduated from Magadh University, Bodhgaya, BIHAR, India and completed an M.A. in Buddhist Studies with Tibetan at University of Delhi in Delhi, India. He joined Panjab University Chandigarh in 1994 as a lecturer in Tibetan and has written two books and had 24 research papers published in national and international books and magazines. He is actively engaged in research with specialization in Tibetan Buddhism and currently is a full Professor of Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, Chairperson and Head of the Department of Chinese and Tibetan Languages at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.

Ven. Dr. Dunukeulle Sarananda Thero is currently a lecturer of the Buddhist Culture Department at the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka. Through his career, he has published nearly 40 papers on topics about the impacts of Buddhism in multiple cultures like Sri Lanka, China and India. Currently he is a critical student of global education policies contained in the Singalovada sutta. His research interest also involves Mahayana Buddhism, Pali, Sanskrit and Chinese Buddhist sources studies, Ancient Sri Lankan Buddhist historical background and expansion of geographical Buddhism.
Dr. Ratna Wijietunge is the Professor and Dean of the Faculty of
 


Graduate Studies, Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies (NIIBS), Sri Lanka. He serves as a visiting Professor in Pali and Buddhism at the Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies (University of Kelaniya). Formerly he served as a Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Sinhala Language and Mass Communication of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. He has presented research papers and chaired several sessions at International conferences held in Sri Lanka, England, Thailand, India, Myanmar and Indonesia. These papers have been published worldwide in English, Pali and Sinhala languages.
 



 

ABOUT THE EDITOR




Most Ven. Dr. Thich Nhat Tu obtained his D.Phil., in Philosophy from Allahabad in 2002, is the Founder of Buddhism Today Foundation since 2000. He made valuable contribution as an editorial member of Hue Quang Encyclopedia of Buddhism (9 volumes, 1992-2007). He is editor-in-chief of the first ever audio Vietnamese Tripitaka, of the ongoing Vietnamese Tripitaka Translation project and Buddhism Today Series (over 250 books), as well as editor of more than two 200 CD albums on Buddhist music. He has authored more than 80 Vietnamese books on applied Buddhism. He has traveled extensively around the world to give public Dharma talks to Vietnamese communities in Vietnam, Canada, America, Australia, and Europe and has produced over 4,000 VCDs on various dharma topics.

Master Thich Nhat Tu now serves as Vice Rector of the Vietnam Buddhist University and Vice Chairman of the National Department of International Buddhist Affairs. Several universities conferred upon him the title of Doctor Honoris Causa in appreciation of his excellent contributions to  Buddhist  education,  his  works on Buddhist academic research and leadership in international Buddhist communities. He has received many recognitions, awards, and titles from the Government of Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, and Cambodia.


 

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