Notable Buddhist Figures

The Late

Venerable Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda

1st Buddhist Chief High Priest of Malaysia (1963 - 2006)

1st Buddhist Chief High Priest of Singapore (1963 - 2006)

Advisor of Buddhist Missionary Society Malaysia (1961-2006)

Advisor of Singapore Buddhist Mission (1981-2006)

Ph.D in Buddhist Philosophy, Dharma Realm Buddhist University, USA

Venerable Datuk Kirinde Sri Dhammaratana

2nd Buddhist Chief High Priest of Malaysia  (2007 - incumbent)

Spiritual Advisor of Malaysian Buddhist Consultative Council

Spiritual Advisor at MCCBCHST

Founder and Advisor of Ti-Ratana Buddhist Society

Advisor of Lumbini Garden Youth Group (which mettaworld runs under)

B.A., Parama Buddhist International University

Ajahn Brahm

Abbot at Buddhist Society of Western Australia

BSc in Theoretical Physics from University of Cambridge

Venerable Hsing Yun

Founder of Fo Guang Shan (Buddha's Light International Association)

Graduate of Qixia Academy of the School of Vinaya

Venerable Cheng Yen

Founder of Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation

Multiple Honorary Doctorates

Venerable Tenzin Gyatso (14th Dalai Lama)

The 14th Dalai Lama

Honorary Doctorate, University of Minnesota