Family Name Thavonsuvan.
Former Name Pichitr.
Pali Name Thitavanno.
Birthdate June 24, 1936.
Birthplace Songkhla Province, South of Thailand.
Ordination Ordatined as a novice in 1953 and a monk since 1956 at Wat Somanasvihara, Bangkok.
Education Graduate in Pali Studies Grade 9, the highest Grade of Pali Stduy in Thailand.Bachelor Degree in Religion Studies (Honors) from Mahamakut Buddhist University, Thailand. High Certificate from Training Institute for Dhammaduta (Buddhist Mission Work). M.A. in Sanskrit Literature and Diploma in Hindi from B.H.U. , India.
Position Lord Abbot of Wat Somanasvihara, Supervisor of Sangha Order in the Region 16-17-18 (Dhammayut).
Outstanding Work Wrote 63 Buddhist books, all printed Lecturer in Mahamakut Buddhist University (Thailand). Meditation Master for monks, novices and general public in Thailand and overseas for more than 20 years. Undertook religiouse trips in more than 20 countries.