Seng Ratha

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Personal Details:

Given Name Ratha, Family Name Seng

Date of Birth 5th May 1973, age 29 Years

Place of Birth: Kompong Speu Province



1982-1986     Prekantouch Primary School

1987-1989     Srang Secondary School

1990-1994     Buddhist Primary School:

Certificate in Discipline & Pali Language

1995-1998     Buddhist Discipline School:

Certificates in Preaching Buddhist Sermons: Level 1, 2, 3

1997-1998     Khmer Writers’ Association

Certificate in Novel & Poem Writing

1995-1998     Prasoramrit Buddhist High School

Graduate Diploma

Certificate in General Computing

1998-2000     Sihanouk Buddhist University

1997-1998     Thai Private School

2000-2002     ACE (Australian Center for Education)

Certificate in General English Level 8


Work Experience:

1990-1998     Monk for 8 years, studying and teaching Buddhism.

Topics included meditation, morality, wisdom and proper behavior.

1998               Publication of poem ‘Crying of Khmer Heritage’. (Published twice.)

1998-1999     Pali Teacher in Buddhist Primary School, Phnom Penh

Participant/Organizer for non-violence Pilgrimage (‘Dhammiyeitra’) during period of National Elections.

1999-2000     Staff in Secretariat of the National Assembly.

2000-2003     Pali and Sanskrit teacher in Buddhist High School, Siem Reap.

English and Thai teacher in private school, private tutor for foreign students of Khmer


Additional Interests:

            Poetry, social issues, culture and music



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