Venerable K. Vijitha Thera
(1989 – 1993)
Samanera K. Vijitha left Malaysia for his religious training at Sri Jinaratana Buddhist Institute, Gangaramaya, Hunupitiya, Colombo Sri Lanka on 6th December 1976. He returned to Kuala Lumpur to receive his Higher Ordination (Upasampada) which took place on 12th December 1982, under the Preceptorship and Tutelage of Dr. K. Sri. Dhammananda Nayaka Maha Thera, Ven. Daulagala Sangharatana Maha Thera and Ven. Modarawana Siddhartha Maha Thera.
Ven. K. Vijitha thereafter returned to Sri Lanka to resume his religious training. Later, Ven. Vijitha enrolled himself for training at the Paramadhamma Buddhist Institute at Vidyalankara Pirivena, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. However, due to ill health, he returned to the Brickfields Buddhist Vihara in July 1988.
He served as principal of the Sunday School from 1989 to 1993. As principal he worked very closely with the staff and made a few changes and improvement to the school. Under his tenure, the Sunday School organized a Jogathon (1990) and managed to raise RM50,000 for the present school building. Presently, he is a resident monk in the vihara and continues Dhammaduta work.