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MBU-ATBU International Conference 2010

Mahamakut Buddhist University International Conference 2010: Dissemination of Theravada Buddhism in the 21st Century

Convened as a part of the 117th Anniversary of Mahamakut Buddhist University and the 97th Birthday of His Holiness Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, Supreme Patriarch of Thailand and President of Mahamakut Buddhist University Council

30 September-1 October 2010

ATBU Secreatry & Hon. Treasurer are awarded with religious titles by the government of Myanmar

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Myanmar, 4 Jan 2009. On the auspicious occasion of Myanmar Independent Day on 4th of Jan, the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar has announced the notification No. 1/2009 conferring religious titles on the Most Venerable Sayadaws, Ganthadhura Pariyatti Lecturer Sayadaws, Vipassanadhura Patipatti Kammathana Instructor Sayadaws, Roving Dhamma Preachers, national and foreign missionary figures and outstanding donors of the Four Essentials to the Buddha Sasana. In the awarded list there are 3 ATBU personalities:

ATBU Chairman visits MBU and MCU to extend official invitations

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Bangkok, 13 Jan 2009. The Most Ven. Nyanissara generally known as Sitagu Sayadaw, Chairman of the International Sitagu Buddhist Academy and the Chairman of Association of Theravada Buddhist Universities (ATBU) visited Mahamakut Buddhist University (MBU), Bangkok to hold a meeting with the Rector of MBU and executive board of the MBU to consult about detail programme of the upcoming Bi-annual conference of ATBU and handed over an official invitation letter. MBU welcomed the Most Ven. Sayadaw and Ven. Dr. Dhammasami, ATBU Secretary at the main hall of the MBU by Most Ven.

ATBU Conference

Dear ATBU Member-Universities and Colleges,

The ATBU will be two years in coming March, so another bi-annual conference is due. This Second Bi-Annual Conference of the ATBU is going to be held in Sitagu International Buddhist Academy, Sagaing, Myanmar between 6 to 9th, March 2009 (not in December as intended earlier).

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