World’s Famous Indian Bollywood Superstar Gagan Malik Entered Real Monkhood....
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Bangkok, Thailand I February 10, 2022 I 01.23 PM –
The World’s Famous Indian Bollywood Superstar Gagan Malik entered as the real Monk since on today February 10, 2022. Gagan Malik’s auspices ordination ceremony held on today morning at Wat Thatthong, the Royal Buddhist Temple premises in Bangkok, Thailand.
This is Gagan Malik’s temporarily monkhood until to February 24, 2022, and he will spend the next 15 days as a monk in Bangkok, Thailand. After engaged the Monkhood Gagan Malik received as his Monk name “Asoko”. That meaning the one who is free of sadness. Gagan Malik mentioned on this great occasion, he entered monkhood to study the code of conduct of Buddhists because he planned to later share the experience to Indian people. Then he clearly mentioned on his words did not want to convert Indian people to Buddhism, but he only intended to bring Buddhism back to the homeland of Lord Buddha.
Gagan Malik said after his ordination, he wanted to learn Dhamma and to promote the religion in India. Also, this is the time to learn Dhamma, time to understand Impermanence, time to gain knowledge and time to roll the wheel of Dhama in India at this most important time. Furthermore, he said, although India was the origin of Buddhism, Buddhists in India formed only 1-2% of the Indian population nowadays.
The Famous Bollywood Actor Gagan Malik who played Prince Siddhartha was most popular worldwide. Gagan Malik considers Emperor Ashoka, who spread the Buddhism in the world, and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, who revived the Buddhism in India, as his role models. He says that the greeting ‘Namo Buddhay’ is never complete without ‘Jai Bhim’. He stressed that playing the role of Sri Siddharta Gautama had entirely changed his life and his attitude, which is how Lotus World was born.
Gagan Malik is an Indian actor. He won the Best Actor Award in the World Buddhist Film Festival organized by the United Nations for his role as Lord Buddha in Sri Siddhartha Gauthama. Malik is known for his leading role as Lord Rama in Ramayan. Gagan Malik was born and brought up in Delhi, India. His father is a businessman from New Delhi, India. He has three elder brothers and a sister. He was educated in Hansraj school Central in Delhi. In his childhood, his mother used to read the epic Ramayana to him. When he was young, he used to participate in his colony Ramleela and he have always played the character of Ram in it. Prior to his acting debut, Malik played first class cricket in India. He also played cricket for the Ranji Trophy team in Delhi. After twelve years of cricket, he moved to acting. Malik has vast experience in TV commercials (Times of India, Skoda, Birla Sun Life Insurance), music videos, modeling and designer shows. In 2004, he won Mr. Photogenic in national male beauty pageant Mr. India.
Special Thanking to – Most Venerable Palawadhammo (Dr. Pornchai Pinyapong), The President of World Alliance of Buddhists (WAB) and Chairman of the Executive Council Meeting of WAB..
Buddhika Sanjeewa I After visit to Bangkok, Thailand