Sri Lanka Project Director Shanika Gamage

DVA’s Sri Lanka Project Director Shanika Gamage

DVA’s Sri Lanka Project Director is Shanika Gamage, who has worked for DVA since 2018 as Dhamma School Coordinator and then National Events Supervisor. She earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Colombo in 2016 and has completed substantial work on a master’s degree in sociology with an emphasis on research and psychology in Australia. Under her supervision, DVA has made over … Continue reading DVA’s Sri Lanka Project Director Shanika Gamage

Should a buddhist be a vegetarian?

DVA Speaker Series FAQ with Greg Schmidt

DVA Speaker Series Episode 2 Sunday August 16th at 9:00am PST. DVA will be live streaming our second Speaker Series featuring DVA Contributor Greg Schmidt, Co-Author of the new Dharma Voices for Animals Frequently Asked Questions. Greg will discuss with DVA Co-Founder and President Bob Isaacson about the progress of our Frequently Asked Questions campaign on social media and creating a FAQ for the DVA … Continue reading DVA Speaker Series FAQ with Greg Schmidt

Inaugural DVA Speaker Series

Thank you for joining us Saturday, May 30th, for our inaugural DVA Speaker Series event. If you were not able to make it, replays are available on both FaceBook and YouTube. Make sure to follow us to be informed about our next event.    Bob has practiced the Dharma in the Vipassana/Theravada tradition for twenty-two years. He was a civil rights-human rights attorney for twenty-five years, specializing … Continue reading Inaugural DVA Speaker Series

DVA Speaker Series with Thanissara

DVA Speaker Series Episode 3 DVA live streamed the third episode of our Speaker Series featuring DVA Advisory Council Member Thanissara The replay can be view on Facebook and YouTube. Thanissara had a conversation with DVA Co-Founder and President Bob Isaacson. Thanissara is Anglo-Irish and from London. She became Vegetarian at 14 years old, and Vegan in 2017. Thanissara started Buddhist practice in the U … Continue reading DVA Speaker Series with Thanissara