Venerable Bikkhu Bodhi
Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi joined the Middle Way Advisory Committee in March, 2018. Born in New York, he has been a Buddhist monk since 1972. He is a world-renowned scholar and has translated many Buddhist texts from the Pali Canon into English. In recent years, he has turned his attention to the issue of world poverty. In 2008, together with his students, he founded Buddhist Global Relief (BGR) to assist people throughout the world afflicted with chronic hunger. BGR has launched almost twenty projects in South Asia, Central Asia, and Africa. It is an immense honor to have Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi supporting this initiative.