22 April 2022- Ambassa, Tripura: Many people came to provide helping hand for the development for the forest monastery cum vipassana meditation center in Tripura. On Site Venerable Bhikkhu Vannasiri and Venerable Bhikkhu Pañyavamsa were helped by a huge number of Buddhist devotees from the local. The locals are keen about development of not a yet another Buddhist temple in Tripura, however their enthusiasm is coming from the fact that the bhikkhus in this monastery are diligently day and night meditating monks who come from the Strict vinaya following forest tradition.
The development of this center is being supported by Abhidhamma foundation and some Buddhist devotees from the local. Mr. Sajal Mog who is currently working for Delhi Police took off from his work and came to Tripura just to support the development of this monastery and offered help in many ways.
Venerable Bhikkhu Vannasiri is a monk of long standing (7 Vassa) i.e. 7 years as a bhikkhu and has practiced in Myanmar under the guidance of world famous Ven. Pa Auk Sayadaw Bhaddanta Acinna. He is keen in upbringing the true practice of meditation as done in Buddha’s time 2500 years ago back to the land of its origin. For more information, stay tuned.