Venerable Buddharakkhita was born in Penang in 1971. After attending a short meditation retreat at Tusita Hermitage (Kuching) in 2008, he was inspired by Venerable U Mangala and the young monastic that he decided to go forth.
He was ordained in 2009 by the most Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw and began to train under Ven. U Mangala. He is fluent in both English and Mandarin. Currently he is assistant teacher to Ven. U Kañcana in Tusita Hermitage (Kuching), teaching meditation to monks, nuns and laity.
Below is the recording of 1st session guided meditation by Ven. Buddharakkhita on Thursday, 10 Aug 2017: