Reverand Bibile Gnanasantha Thero
Reverand Bibile Gnanasantha Thero was ordained as a Buddhist monk in the year 2000 at the Sri Vajiragnana Dharmayathanaya in Maharagama Sri Lanka. As the Theravada tradition, he then completed the training of an Ordained Buddhist Monk for 10 years. In 2010 Rev Bibile Gnanasantha Thero became a Higher Ordained Buddhist Monk at the same temple. During this time, he underwent training on Buddhist History, Buddhist Culture and Buddhist discipline. He conducted meditation retreats, conducted Buddhist religious activities of Theravada Buddhism, charting for blessing, and acquired a thorough knowledge and experience in conducting religious activities in a Theravada Buddhist temple.
Since 2018 at the Lankarama Temple he successfully carried out a variety of tasks to serve the Buddhist community in Sydney. His duties included evaluating the religious needs of the Buddhist community, conducting meditation retreats, conducting Buddhist religious activities, chanting and conducting religious activities at the temple, conducting Buddhist religious activities related to funerals of Buddhist families, discourse of the doctrine of the Buddha and advising the youth.