What has happened in 1995

Maha Bodhi Society of India in Japan


Mother Terresa


June 1995, Dr. Ito was inaugurated as General Secretary of the Maha Bodhi Society of India in Japan. Late Prof. Hajime Nakamura was inaugurated as Honoray President of the society.

Feb. 1995, Dr. Ito was inaugurated as Director of the Foundation of Japan Youth Cultural Society.

Feb. 1995, Dr. Ito discussions included Mother Terresa and gave a donation.

Feb. 1995, The Sangha Council of All India Bhikhshu Maha Sanggha in India conferred the honorary title of “Tripitaka Maha Pandit” (Dr. of Tripitaka) to Dr. Ito.

Dr. Ito blessed Mrs. Phoolan Devi, a leader of women’s liberation on the occasion of her conversion ceremony to Buddhism. Mrs. Devi later became a member of the Parliament in India.

Jan. 1995, Permission to establish the Japanese Branch of Malwatte Temple by the Most Venerable Vipassi Thero, Mahanayaka Maha Thero.

  • Dr. Michiko Ito, The late Prof. Hajime Nakamura, Buddhist monk Dhammaviriyo Thero (Member of Minority commission, Government of India)  with Vice President Gensei Ito.
  •  Dr. Ito held discussions with Mother Terresa and made a donation to her organization.
  • Phoolan Devi being kissed by Ms. Ito Michiko of Japan after she embraces Buddhism at the historic “Deekshabhoomi” Ummed Singh, Phoolan’s husband, is also seen along with Buddhist monk Dhammaviriyo (Member of Minority commission, Government of India.【from a newspaper, THE HITAVADA, India】