“Big Baba” Black Buddha



Phra Ajahn Withoon Putamee

( Arjarasupoh )


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Biography - Section I


  Phra Ajahn Withoon Putamee

( Arjarasupoh )

(January 2014)



Section I:  Introducing “Big Baba” BLACK BUDDHA (Phra Ajahn Withoon Putamee Arjarasupoh)


“Big Baba” is a Buddhist monk from Thailand.  His name is Phra Ajahn Withoon Putamee (Arjarasupoh); he goes by the nickname Big Baba.  Big Baba (also spelled Bigbaba or BIGBABA) is a term of respect and endearment from the local Indian people of Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Nalanda, Bihar, and the Bihar Government in India.  Arjarasupoh (also spelled Ajarasupoh) is his Buddhist name.  Phra Ajahn Withoon Putamee is his Thai family name.




The BLACK BUDDHA of Nalanda

Big Baba (Phra Ajahn Withoon Putamee Arjarasupoh)


“Big Baba” (Phra Ajahn Withoon Putamee Arjarasupoh) is widely known and sought after in Thailand, internationally, and in the U.S.A. for his Dhamma teaching and subconscious transformative abilities.  He also is recognized for his administrative, project management, and project development skills.  He has vast experience in planning and executing projects including international Buddhist Dhamma teaching tours and major construction projects, wherein he is capable of marshaling human and financial resources to accomplish these goals.  In addition, Big Baba (Phra Ajahn Withoon Putamee Arjarasupoh) has demonstrated his skills in conflict resolution, his understanding of cross-national cultural diversity, his understanding and uplifting capacity for subconscious issues, his administrative talents, and his desire to help others with loving-kindness and a compassionate heart, all of which have contributed to his success in key undertakings.