The Bodhi Mirror
INTRODUCING THE EMINENT
MAHA SANAN SUESATAYA
Phra Maha Sanan Suesataya was born on
August 10, 1946. He began elementary school at the age of seven and when he
graduated he was ordained as a novice Buddhist monk by Phra Kru
Sangvarasamadhivata in Burirum
province in the northeast region of Thailand. He then studied Buddhism and Pali.
When he was twenty-one years old, he was ordained as a bhiksu by a council of 25 witness monks headed by Ven. Phra Dhamaratanakorn, the Lord Abbot of Mahadhatu Temple.
From that time on, he attended Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya Buddhist
University and studied Buddhism, other religions, and general education at an
advanced level. After studying in this University for 8 years, he received a
Bachelor of Arts degree in Education. Throughout his studies he kept up the
practice of meditation.