Venerable Michael Gift

Our former member, Michael Kokoska joined the meditation center in 2015 and was an integral volunteer with our meditation group. A year ago today, he decided to temporarily ordain as a Buddhist monk at our main temple in Thailand through the International Dhammadayada Ordination Program a 30 day training experience to live the life of a monk. When the time came to disrobe, he decided to remain in robes as long as he is content and happy. Today he is known as Venerable Michael Viradhammo, he has been involved in many projects cultivating people around the world to meditate and build virtues for themselves. 

To help with his efforts we are collecting a generosity offering, the funds will be used to purchase a reliable phone for him, any amount left over Venerable Michael will match and donate to build a new meditation hall for people to find inner peace and accumulate goodness. For those who come to the meditation center regularly you will know this is considered a meritorious deed that we get to cultivate together.

Donations ()

  • Sylvia Raye 
    • $50 
    • 25 mos
  • Kaushik Mantri 
    • $100 
    • 25 mos
  • Gil Braum 
    • $20 
    • 25 mos
  • Sunapa Somsuph 
    • $45 
    • 25 mos
  • Islene Almondes 
    • $100 
    • 25 mos
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Bee Tipsy Intakanok 
Atlanta, GA
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