A well-respected former Theravada monk, Phra Khantipalo originally from Norfolk, England, died aged 89 in a care home in Melbourne, Australia on 5 July 2021,
In his early 20s, he joined the British Army referred to as national conscription. In 1956, soldiers in the British, French and Israel army attacked Egypt to regain control over the Suez Canal.
During this period, Lawrence Mills (later Venerable Khantipalo), a tall, gaunt figure, read a book on Buddhism. The book changed his life. Continue reading