Title JIABU (Special Edit)

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Weerasak Suwannawong


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Suwannawong, W. (2019). Title JIABU (Special Edit). The Journal of International Association of Buddhist Universities (JIABU), 11(3), i-xii. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/Jiabu/article/view/218392
Author Biography

Weerasak Suwannawong, International Buddhist Studies College, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University

Venerable Weerasak Suwannawong, widely known as Ajahn Tah, he is a noble follower of the Dhamma, who is walking on the footstep of the Buddha and ordained as a Buddhist monk with taking the name Bhikkhu Jayadhammo since July 13, 2011. He obtained Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA, BIT major in computer and networking) from Edith Cowan University, Western Australia and obtained Master of Arts in Peace Studies from Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University (MCU), Thailand. Ajahn Tah started his spiritual journey under the tradition of Ajahn Panyanandha Bhikkhu, a blossom Dhamma friend (kalyanamitta) of eminent Buddhist monk Ajahn Buddhadasa Bhikkhu of Suanmokha. He is a resident of Wat-Panyanantaram, which is located in Pathumthani, Thailand. Venerable Weerasak Suwannawong has 11 published items, including Common Buddhist Text: Guidance and insight from the Buddha (Thai version), Buddhist Peace Means: Integration theories and Conflicts management tools and Manual for Academics Works: Research Papers, Theses, Dissertations and Articles (with Professor Dr. Frank J. Hoffman). Currently, he is a Lecturer at International Buddhist Studies College, MCU along with conducting as the editor for the Journal of The International Association of Buddhist Universities (JIABU) under MCU. His research interest is Theravada Buddhism, Abhidhamma, and Early Buddhism. Apart from his research conducting, Ajahn Tah offering a spiritual scholarship for both Thai and Foreign Dhamma seekers in guiding Mindfulness Meditation practice and teaching Buddhist Philosophy at International Center of Wat-Panyanantaram. 


This publication could not have been possible without the persistence, hard
work, and dedication of MCU’s scholars, Buddhist’s Scholars worldwide and IBSC
staff. Ven. Prof. Dr. Phrarajapariyatkavi and his team supervise communication and
collection of the paper. Director of the IABU Secretariat Office, Venerable Assoc.
Prof. Dr. Phramaha Hansa Dhammahaso and his team produce a decent format and
design. We wish to also thank all members of the Executive Council and the Editorial
Committee for their devotion. We are also grateful to our many sponsors of the Vesak
Conferrence during 25-26 May 2018, the IABU Executive Secretary Venerable
Khammai Dhammasami, the academic team of IABU-MCU for their assistance,
particularly Ven. Phra Weerasak Jayadhammo – for his kind dedication and editing.