Kusuma Devendra

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Kusuma Devendra
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Born Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lanka
Education Ph.D.
Alma mater Buddhist and Pali University, Sri Lanka
Occupation Abbot of Ayya Khema International Meditation Centre
Known for Buddhist nun, author, teacher
Home town Horana, Sri Lanka
Religion Buddhism, Theravada

Bhikkhuni Kusuma, Ph.D. is a fully ordained bhikkhuni from Sri Lanka who has pioneered the re-establishment the Theravada Female Buddhist Order in Sri Lanka, 1000 years after the Order died out. She has taken upon herself the task of carrying on the efforts of her mentor, Sister Ayya Khema, in establishing the Ayya Khema International Buddhist Mandir in Sri Lanka.

She currently lives at Ayya Khema International Meditation Centre, Horana, Sri Lanka.