Dr. Dipen Barua is an honorary lecturer at the Centre of Buddhist Studies, The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Calcutta University, his first Master’s degree in Pali from Pune University (now Savitribai Phule Pune University), India, and a second Master, an MPhil and PhD in Buddhist Studies from HKU. He has authored a book and has published several articles, in both Bengali and English, on the subject of Buddhist studies, women’s issues, Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia, and cultural heritage.
A community is more than just a collection of people—it encompasses the way we care for each other and our world. In observance of Sangha Day, we highlight a Cambodian monastic community that exemplifies this care.