Phra Phomsitti , original name Thongchai, designated dhamma name as “Sukyano”, surname Sukkho.
The Venerable Phra Bhrahmasitti was born on 16 February 1956, 60 years old with 39 rainy season retreats, at 19 Moo 5, Khao Wonk Sub-District, Phra Phutthabat District, Saraburi Province, Thailand. His father name is Sagneam Sukkho and his mother name is Ton Sukkho.
Current position is a committee member of the Sangha Supreme Council of Thailand, Ecclesiastical Governor of Region 10, the President's of Regulatory office for Overseas Bhammaduta Bhikkhus, and the Abbot of Wat Sraket Rajavaravihara.
Academic Standing : Dhamma Scholar - Advanced Level, Bachelor of Arts
Phra Bhrahmasitti accomplished the Advance Level of Dhamma Scholar and received an Honorary Doctorates in Buddhist Studies from Mahamakut Buddhist University.
The Relationship among Buddhism
The Inter-Religious Relationship
He was the chief of Thai Sangha to build up friendship among inter-religious by travelling the same route in the Year 1972 of His Holiness Somdej Phrabuddhacharaya (Kiew Upaseno), His Holiness Somdej Phramaharatchamangkhlachan (Chuang Warapunyo) and Phra Bhrahmagunabhorn (P.A. Payutto). He visited to the Vatican City in Rome, Italy, met with Pope Francis of the Christendom and awarded Awakening leadership Award, which was founded by His Holiness Somdej Phrabuddhacharaya to create inter-religious Peace of two religions, as well as discuss the various aspects of religious cooperation. Also, the connection between religious with the leader of the Church of England was created inside the palace of Henry VIII of England. This is a place of worship of the Queen of England. Moreover, the visiting to Pakistan and the Middle East invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was operated to study the relationship between religions and to interconnect culture and religion.
As the Ecclesiastical Governor of Region 10
Since the year 2011, he was received commandment to the position of the Ecclesiastical Governor, he donated money to set up the fund for the secretary division of the Ecclesiastical Province Governor under the Administration of the Ecclesiastical Governor of Region 10.
He assigned the integrated education policy to the ecclesiastical official monk, for the Pali study, the general education in Dhamma Studies Department, the charity school of Buddhist temples, and Buddhist University. The ecclesiastical official monk must give priority attention to these studies of the Sangha.
He has established the Bali Study Centre of Region 10, from the beginning of the Pali grammar - the fifth level in Buddhist theology and the sixth-ninth level in advance grade in Buddhist theology. The general education in Dhamma Studies Department was developed to be the pilot dhamma studies school. The Promotion Office of the Virtue, Ethics and Security of the Nation, Religion, King has been established to be the Sangha’s training of trainers institute. He has set up a Sangha help center for the flood victims and dispatching the resource monks to remedy the mind of the flood victims in shelters. He has encouraged the Sangha under his administrative to use all types of media in dissemination of Buddhism.
He has also encouraged the ecclesiastical official monk under his administrative to study visit in other administrative regions of ecclesiastical official monk, such as North Administrative Region, Central Administrative Region, etc. He has encouraged the arrangement of the major religious event in a new light as Makha Bucha Day, Vesak (Visakha Bucha) Day, Asalha Bucha Day, etc. by inducing the application of new forms of new media to raise people’s awareness of the importance of religion. Moreover, the fund for study tour of ecclesiastical official monks under his administrative in India, China, USA, Italy, France. Denmark, etc. were provided.
Phra Bhrahmasitti has donated money to help the victims of Tsunami through the Office of the Prime Minister and the Office of National Buddhism. He was assigned by His Holiness Somdej Phrabuddhacharaya for visitting for good spirit and encouraging the monks and novices in the five southern border provinces. The resource monks from The Promotion Office of the Virtue, Ethics and Security of the Nation, Religion, King were dispatched to mind remedy in the five southern border provinces. He also granted fund for construction of Somdej Phrabuddhacharaya Building, monk resident at Wat Pak Nam (Bung Sapang) Ubon Ratchathani Province. He managed the construction of Somdej Phrabuddhacharaya Guest House Building and international guesthouse at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, Khonkaen campus. He raised fund for renovation of Wat Khao Wong, Phra Phutthabat District, Saraburi Province and expanded temple’s area for more than 24 acres. The nine sheets of Buddha relics were respectfully brought to the major landmarks in Northeastern of Thailand such as Nakhon Ratchasima, Buri Ram, Surin, Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchathani.
The Dissemination of Buddhism in the Country
He was assigned by His Holiness Somdej Phrabuddhacharaya for initiation of the first event of seeing in the New Year by praying (Watchnight Service in the Temple) and it is widely popular. Later, the Supreme Sangha Council has a resolution that the arrangement of the event of seeing in the New Year by praying shall be the Sangha’s activities. The dhamma books were published to contribute to the Buddhists’ worship of Brom Banphot (The Golden Mount), for example, 300,000 copies of the National Religion, History of Buddha Relics, Tourist Guide for Wat Sraket, Dhamma Heals the Mind, Dhamma for the Support of Flood Victims, Bamiyan; the Rich History and a Long Tradition of Dark Age of Religion, 112 Years of Containing the Relics, Cold Snow in the Footprint of Dhamma (Yen Hima Nai Roi Tham), Happiness and Unhappiness Live in our Mind, Dhamma for Good Children, Bedtime Pray, Chanting: Translation edition by Wat Sraket. He is the Chairman of the establishment of an online media website named "Jariyatham (Ethics) Channel" and also promotes and encourages the activities of paying respect to the Buddha in 9 temples.
In the Year of 2015
He was received commandment to the position of the abbot of Wat Sraket Rajavaravihara, , the President's of Regulatory Office for Overseas Bhammaduta Bhikkhus. He was also received commandment by the Chairman of the Acting Supreme Patriarch Committee to be a committee member of the Sangha Supreme Council of Thailand.
The Ecclesiastical Honorific Rank