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Meditation and Buddhist Discussion Session

Topic: Eradication of Defilements Through Meditation

A meditation session will follow the lecture.


Date: May 3, 2013

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Place: Glacier - Atwood Memorial Center, St. Cloud State University

Presenter: Venerable Maitipe Wimalasara Thero (Dharma Vijaya Buddhist Vihara, Los Angeles, California, USA) 

Venerable Maitipe Wimalasara received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Pali and Buddhist Studies from Banaras Hindu University, India. After graduation, he continued his missionary work at Buddhagaya. From 1994-2004, he worked as the Chief Priest of the Maha Bodhi Society and was the founder General Secretary of the International Buddhist Council. Ven. Wimalasara was the chief editor of "Sambodhi" annual Buddhist academic journal. To participate in many international seminars and workshops related to Buddhism, inter-religious harmony and peace he traveled to numerous countries. Currently he is a teacher of Buddhism at the Dharma Vijaya Buddhist Vihara, Los Angeles.

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