Bhante Gavesi is a Malaysian Bhikkhu who is currently based in Penang. He was ordained by the late Sayadaw U Pandita of Panditarama in Myanmar in the year 2001. He has led several retreats in Penang, Kuala Kubu Bharu, Kota Tinggi, Melaka, Kuching, Sabah and other places in Malaysia. He also spreads the Dhamma in the USA, Europe, Indonesia and Nepal. Presently, he is the Spiritual Advisor of Peace House in Penang.