Blooming Buddhists

The Buddhist Channel, April 18, 2020

Interview with Bhante S. Dhammika on BudBlooms and the future of his works
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
-- On 31 March 2020, the eBookstore Budblooms (in short of Buddhist Bloomings - was launched. The portal contains the works of Bhante S. Dhammika, the Australian born monk who has dedicated his life to teaching and studying Buddhism for the past 43  years. The project was initiated by Bhante himself, although its final form as it is was the brain child of The Buddhist Channel ( Mr Lim Kooi Fong, founder and Managing Editor of the Buddhist Channel recently caught up with Bhante Dhammika via a whatsapp video chat and asked him a few questions on the  value and purpose of the project.


The two things all Buddhists need to know

by Lim K. Fong, The Buddhist Channel, December 1, 2019

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia -- Along the pathways leading to the staging room where His Holiness the 104th Ganden Tripa Lobsang Tenzin Rinpoche, supreme head of the Gelugpa tradition was waiting, were lined by great protectors of Tibetan Buddhism.


Dr. G.P. Malalasekera, founder of the World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB) honoured at its 29th General Conference in Narita, Japan

The Buddhist Channel, Nov 24, 2018

Narita, Japan -- A brief talk on Dr. G.P. Malalasekera, founder of the World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB) was delivered on November 8, 2018 by Mr. Senaka Weeraratna (Hony. Secretary,German Dharmaduta Society) at the First Plenary Session of the 29th General Conference of the WFB, held at Narita, Japan from Nov. 7-9, 2018.


Spiritual Tea Breaks: The interviews with Ven. Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda from June 2001 to February 2002

By Lim Kooi Fong, The Buddhist Channel, August 20, 2018

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – From June 26, 2001 to February 16, 2002, Lim Kooi Fong interviewed the late Chief Ven. Dr. K. Sri Dhammananda Maha Nayaka Thera (lovingly addressed as “Chief”) in his office at the Buddhist Maha Vihara, Kuala Lumpur. The interviews, six altogether called “Spiritual Tea Breaks with K Sri Dhammananda”, was an effort to compile thoughts of the late venerable in preparation to commemorate his 50 years of Dhammaduta, which was observed in 2002.


Citing Ethical Concerns, Ajahn Brahm Resigns as Spiritual Director of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia

The Buddhist Channel, March 27, 2018

Perth, Australia -- Well known Buddhist monk Ajahn Brahmavamso has resigned as the Spiritual Director of the Buddhist Society of Western Australia. He is still the Abbot of Bodhinyana Monastery, in Serpentine, Western Australia and manages several other leadership positions.