About TBCM

On 25th December 2011, representatives from 23 Theravāda Buddhist organizations from 9 Malaysian states met in Kuala Lumpur. The concerns of various organisations were freely discussed and there was unanimous agreement on the need to establish the Theravāda Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM).

The Council serves as a platform to unite the Theravāda Buddhist organisations and community, to synergise effort in Dhamma propagation, to provide direction to member organisations, and to work with other Buddhist federations to safeguard the interests of Malaysian Buddhists.

Theravāda Buddhist Council of Malaysia
{ 马来西亚南传佛教总会 }
was registered on 9 May 2012.

Its inaugural Annual General Assembly was held on 1 September 2012.

 A united Malaysian Theravāda Buddhist Community living in accordance with the Buddha’s Teachings. 

To propagate the Buddha’s Teachings and promote the Buddhist Way of Life

(i) To unite and promote understanding among Theravāda Buddhist organisations and followers in Malaysia through common activities and fellowship programmes.
(ii) To provide information, guidance and interpretation on Theravāda doctrines and practices among Malaysian Buddhists.
(iii) To make public statements and influence public opinion on issues affecting the Buddhist community in general, and the Theravāda Buddhist community in particular.
(iv) To address issues of common concern for its constituent Members, including being an agency for Members to work with Federal and State governmental agencies, as well as with other non-governmental Organisations.
(v) To maintain contact and enhance cooperation with international Theravāda Buddhist Councils and bodies worldwide to propagate Theravāda Buddhist teachings, practices, arts, culture and heritage.
(vi) To publish and distribute relevant printed and multi-media resources in pursuance of its objectives.
(vii) To appeal for, collect and receive funds and to acquire, develop, deal with and maintain facilities and property in pursuance of its objectives.

TBCM Monastic Advisory Panel

Venerable B. Saranankara Mahāthera

Venerable B. Saranankara Mahāthera, KL

Venerable Aggacitta Mahāthera

Venerable Aggacitta Mahāthera, Perak

Venerable Dhammavuddho Mahāthera

Venerable Dhammavuddho Mahāthera, Perak (deceased)

Venerable Jutipañño Mahāthero

Venerable Jutipañño Mahāthero, Johor

Phra Khru Udomdhammapatibhan

Phra Khru Udomdhammapatibhan, Kelantan

TBCM EXCO Member (2018-2020)

President         :

Bro. Tan Leng Huat, Melaka

Bro. Tan Leng Huat

Deputy President:


Bro. Tan Kim Chan

Hon. Secretary-General:

Bro. Lee Kok Cheng

Bro. Lee Kok Cheng

Asst. Hon. Secretary-General:  Bro. K. Don Premaseri

Hon. Treasurer: Bro. Fong Ging Pang

Asst. Hon. Treasurer: Bro. Cheah How Ngian

Exco Members:

  • Bro. Chim Siew Choon
  • Sis. Lee Lay Khoon, Visakha
  • Bro. Yip Fai Cheng, Isaac
  • Bro. Lee Teck Beng
  • Bro. Tee Chee Seng

Theravada Buddhist Council of Malaysia (TBCM)
D-1-57 (1st Floor) Block Dahlia. 10 Boulevard, Lebuhraya Sprint, PJU 6A, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

TBCM FB at .. https://bit.ly/2GEBzX1

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