Amoghasiddhi: “I don’t want to do any job anywhere. I just want to devote myself…”

  • Being named Amoghasiddhi
  • Early days of the Order in Nagpur – a visit from Sangharakshita
  • Childhood tragedy and discovering Buddhism
  • Asking for ordination and reading Sangharakshita
  • A breakthrough with a poem – finding the Bodhisattva spirit

(Interview recorded in 2018)

Amoghasiddhi’s Annals:

In 1968 I was six years old studying in first standard in Nagpur.

In 1978 I was involved with the social organisation called Samata Sainik Dal, which was founded by Dr Ambedkar it means equality volunteers organisation.

In 1988 I came in contact with the Sangha. I started organising Dhamma talks and attending Dhamma classes. In the same year I started working for the Bahujan Hitay social project.

In 1998 I was working full time for the men’s ordination process. I joined in 1997.

In 2008 I was working as a Private Preceptor and as a member of the ordination team.

In 2018 I am working as an ordination team member, as well as being a member of Indian Public Preceptors Kula.

Amoghasiddhi: “I don’t want to do any job anywhere. I just want to devote myself…”

  • Being named Amoghasiddhi
  • Early days of the Order in Nagpur – a visit from Sangharakshita
  • Childhood tragedy and discovering Buddhism
  • Asking for ordination and reading Sangharakshita
  • A breakthrough with a poem – finding the Bodhisattva spirit

(Interview recorded in 2018)

AMOGHASIDDHI’S ANNALS:

In 1968 I was six years old studying in first standard in Nagpur.

In 1978 I was involved with the social organisation called Samata Sainik Dal, which was founded by Dr Ambedkar it means equality volunteers organisation.

In 1988 I came in contact with the Sangha. I started organising Dhamma talks and attending Dhamma classes. In the same year I started working for the Bahujan Hitay social project.

In 1998 I was working full time for the men’s ordination process. I joined in 1997.

In 2008 I was working as a Private Preceptor and as a member of the ordination team.

In 2018 I am working as an ordination team member, as well as being a member of Indian Public Preceptors Kula.