Dhammawati Guruma

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Dhammawati Guruma
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Born
Ganesh Kumari Shakya

1934 (age 86–87)
Patan, Gujarat, India
NationalityNepali
CitizenshipNepal
OccupationBuddhist nun and teacher
OrganizationDharmakirti Vihar
TitleFounder

Dhammawati Guruma, born Ganesh Kumari Shakya in 1934, is a renowned Buddhist nun and teacher from Kathmandu, Nepal.[1][2][3] [4][5]At the age of 14, she ran away to Myanmar to pursue her education in Buddhism where she became friends with Aung San Suu Kyi.[6] She is the founder of the Dharmakirti Vihar in Kathmandu.[6]

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References

  1. "Dhammawati: Guruma". ECS NEPAL. Retrieved 2020-04-20.
  2. "Between two worlds". kathmandupost.com. Retrieved 2020-09-16.
  3. "Ven. Bhikkhuni Dhammawati Guruma". www.dharmodaya.org. Retrieved 2020-09-16.
  4. Rebuilding Buddhism: The Theravada Movement in Twentieth-Century Nepal. Harvard University Press. ISBN 0-674-01908-3.
  5. "About Us | International Bhikkhuni Sangha". Retrieved 2020-09-16.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "#10 - Dhammawati Guruma, 86 years old - Life Journey & Perspectives [Newari]". Aji's. Retrieved 2020-04-20.

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