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Heng Monychenda

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Heng Monychenda is the founding director of Buddhism For Development and is widely recognized as a leader in the socially-engaged Buddhism movement in Cambodia. In the 1990s, Monychenda was the principal architect and leader for a series of national workshops on peace and development which promoted a Buddhist “middle path” in national dialogues and reconciliation.