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Ven. Jyotipala Mahathera is the 10th Sangharaja of Bangladesh. He succeeded his holiness Ven. Nagasena Mahathera the 9th Sangharaja. Ven. Jyotipala Mahathera has authored several books on Buddhist philosophy and translated some Pali texts like puggalapannatti into Bengali. The Karmatatva authored by Ven. Jyotipala has been recommended for M.A. syllabus in the Chittagong and Dhaka Universities of Bangladesh. He was reputed for his social activities reforms. During the 1971 War of Bangladesh he went to many Asian countries to generate international awareness on the injustice atrocities and barbarian attacks upon the innocent Bengali civilians, particularly the minorities by the then Pakistani government.

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