KAILASA Dharma Jyoti Religion and Worship Om Award November 19, 2022
Affiliation at the time of award: Buddhist Monk
Bhikkhuni Dhammasuriya was born in Taiwan and lived in the USA for many years where she began her Buddhist studies in Los Angeles. She is inspired by the venerable Yin-shun of Mahayana tradition. After she became a Buddhist, she started spending a lot of time studying Buddhism and learned to meditate from the venerable Pa-Auk Sayadawghi of Theravada tradition from Myanmar in 2013. She also learned to meditate from the venerable Sayalay Dipankara.