OUR GREAT MASTERS
GREAT MASTER VENERABLE SODH CANDASARA
The Re-discoverer of the Dhammakaya Meditation Technique
The Great Master dedicated his life to meditation, persevering to revive the Dhammakaya Meditation Technique. This technique was discovered by the Lord Buddha, but was lost over time. The method was rediscovered and revived by the Great Master after being lost for about 2,000 years.
MASTER NUN CHANDRA KHONNOKYOONG
The Founder of the Dhammakaya Temple
Master Nun Chandra was the best disciple of the Great Master, considered “Second to None” out of all of his students. With just 3,200 baht ($120 USD) available to her at the time, she went on to found what would become the largest Buddhist temple in Thailand.
The Honorary Abbot of the Dhammakaya Temple whose dreams have become an inspiration for millions
Venerable Dhammajayo was the best disciple of Master Nun Chandra, eventually becoming the abbot of the temple the Master Nun founded. Under Venerable Dhammajayo’s guidance, Dhammakaya meditation was spread worldwide to millions of people.