Phra Khru Baitika Dr. Barton Yanathiro (Phra Bart), an American Buddhist monk, was a former professor and international development specialist, with a Ph.D. in Sociology & Social Psychology from Cornell University. He was a professor of research methodology and was impressed by the depths of what Lord Buddha learned just sitting under a tree. He was ordained as a monk at Wat Luang Phor Sodh Dhammakayaram on March 6th 2002. For 9 years of being a monk, he developed international meditation retreats and taught thousands of meditators around the world. He also broadcasted Sunday Dhamma Talks and ran English program teaching English to monks and nuns. Most importantly, he was the head of translation team, producing a lot of Buddhist publications, such as the Three Trainings based on the Path of Purification, Samatha-Vipassana Meditation and Sunday Dhamma Talks. All publications are available on our website www.dhammacenter.org/downloads. The great Phra Bart was passed away on Wednesday 22nd June, 2011.
May the Triple Gems Bless to Phra Bart.
May Phra Bart attain into the Nibbāna
Let us Go
Walking along the way to Nibbāna,
Following the holy footsteps of the Buddha.
Come and see into the Center in the Center
Let us begin