Our Patrons

The Late Most Venerable Somdej Yanavarodom, Wat Thepsirin, Bangkok.  One of the most beloved senior monks who inspire us to work hard for the Dhamma benefit of Australia.

The Late Most Venerable Somdej Yanavarodom, Wat Thepsirin, Bangkok. One of the most beloved senior monks who inspire us to work hard for the Dhamma benefit of Australia.


The Most Venerable Somdej Wannarat of Wat Bovornivet, and the Most Venerable Phra Brohmmethi of Wat Sampanthawong, Bangkok, the two members of the Supreme Sangha Council of Thailand, who are so kind to Sunnataram Forest Monastery. Both of them visited our monastery and permitted the consecretion of our Gratitude Pagoda in 2008.

The Most Venerable Somdej Wannarat of Wat Bovornivet, and the Most Venerable Phra Brohmmethi of Wat Sampanthawong, Bangkok, the two members of the Supreme Sangha Council of Thailand, who are so kind to Sunnataram Forest Monastery. Both of them visited our monastery and permitted the consecretion of our Gratitude Pagoda in 2008.


Venerable Phra Thep Panya Muni, Abbot of Wat Avutvikasitaram, Bangkok.  The spiritual 'father' of Ven. Phra Mana who will do everything to support and protect Sunnataram Forest Monastery.  He is the Chair of Advisor committee who supervise the Dhamma activities of our monastery.

Venerable Phra Thep Panya Muni, Abbot of Wat Avutvikasitaram, Bangkok. The spiritual 'father' of Ven. Phra Mana who will do everything to support and protect Sunnataram Forest Monastery. He is the Chair of Advisor committee who supervise the Dhamma activities of our monastery.


Venerable Luang Po Sanit, Abbot of Wat Pailom, Saraburi province, Thailand, is the first senior monk who supervises the stone work of our Gratitude Pagoda project since 2003.

Venerable Luang Po Sanit, Abbot of Wat Pailom, Saraburi province, Thailand, is the first senior monk who supervises the stone work of our Gratitude Pagoda project since 2003.


The spiritual 'mother' and trainer of Ven. Phra Mana: Ven. Luang Ta Saiyud, Abbot of Wat Pa Tham Woa, Mae Hong Son province, Thailand.  Luang Ta has been training Ven. Phra Mana since the first year of Phra Mana's monk life. In 1987, Ven. Luang Ta brought Phra Mana to practice Dhamma teaching in Australia and many countries.

The spiritual 'mother' and trainer of Ven. Phra Mana: Ven. Luang Ta Saiyud, Abbot of Wat Pa Tham Woa, Mae Hong Son province, Thailand. Luang Ta has been training Ven. Phra Mana since the first year of Phra Mana's monk life. In 1987, Ven. Luang Ta brought Phra Mana to practice Dhamma teaching in Australia and many countries.


 

The Most Venerable Phra Dhamma Panyajahn (Chao Khun Im) of Wat Sommanasvihara, Bangkok. A senior monk who always inspires and support our Dhamma work. In 2008, Chao Khun Im chaired the Consecretion ceremony of the Gratitude Pagoda and the special meeting of Thai monks in Australia.           The Most Venerable Phra Dhamma Jetiyajahn, Abbot of Wat Phra Sri Mahatat, Bangkok, who encourages us to spread Dhamma to Australian muliticultural communities.

The Most Venerable Phra Dhamma Panyajahn (Chao Khun Im) of Wat Sommanasvihara, Bangkok. A senior monk who always inspires and support our Dhamma work. In 2008, Chao Khun Im chaired the Consecretion ceremony of the Gratitude Pagoda and the special meeting of Thai monks in Australia. The Most Venerable Phra Dhamma Jetiyajahn, Abbot of Wat Phra Sri Mahatat, Bangkok, who encourages us to spread Dhamma to Australian muliticultural communities.


The Most Venerable Phra Dhamma Jetiyajahn, Abbot of Wat Phra Sri Mahatat, Bangkok, who encourages us to spread Dhamma to Australian muliticultural communities.

The Most Venerable Phra Dhamma Jetiyajahn, Abbot of Wat Phra Sri Mahatat, Bangkok, who encourages us to spread Dhamma to Australian muliticultural communities.


Venerable Phra Rajayana Precha, Assistant Abbot of Wat Rajathivat, Bangkok.  A very kind senior monk who has seen our potential to spread Dhamma in Australia and supervises our Gratitude Pagoda project since 2003.

Venerable Phra Rajayana Precha, Assistant Abbot of Wat Rajathivat, Bangkok. A very kind senior monk who has seen our potential to spread Dhamma in Australia and supervises our Gratitude Pagoda project since 2003.


Venerable Phra Kru Vikromsamadhikhun, Abbot of Wat Phra That Jomkiti, Chaeng Saen, Chiang Rai province, Thailand is the first monk who gave the Buddha relics to Phra Mana in 2002 and inspired him to build the Gratitude pagoda in Australia.

Venerable Phra Kru Vikromsamadhikhun, Abbot of Wat Phra That Jomkiti, Chaeng Saen, Chiang Rai province, Thailand is the first monk who gave the Buddha relics to Phra Mana in 2002 and inspired him to build the Gratitude pagoda in Australia.