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Phra Dr. Anil Sakya

  Phra Dr. Anil Sakya was born in Nepal. At the age of 14, he became a novice and was ordained as a Bhikku in Thailand in 1980. He received B.A. in Sociology (Honors) from Mahamakut Buddhist University; M.A. in Anthropology, Kirtipur Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal; MPhil in Social Anthropology, Christ's College, Cambridge University, UK; and Ph.D. from Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, United Kingdom.

            He received several awards and scholarships from their Majesties of Thailand. Apart from his teaching at the College of Religious Studies, Mahidol University and at Mahamakut Buddhist University in Thailand, he is serving as the assistant secretary to His Holiness the Supreme Patriach of Thailand and also occasionally teaches at other academic institutions in USA and Australia.

            His research interests include Buddhist Ethics; Buddhist Psychology; Buddhism in the West; and Anthropology of Buddhism.

Some selected works on Buddhism:

             He has published widely many articles on different aspects of Buddhism in various journals and newspapers in English, Thai, Nepali languages.


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