Bhante Dhammanando is originally from the United Kingdom. He is a Theravādin bhikkhu, ordained on 1st February 2004 at Wat Benchamabophitr, Bangkok, Thailand, with Ven. Chao Khun Thong Suvaṇṇasāro as preceptor.
He currently resides at a temple in Dusit, Bangkok, Thailand. He was one of the moderators and a regular contributor to E-Sangha, formerly the largest English language Buddhist online forum. He was also a Global Moderator and regular contributor to the Dhamma Wheel online forum, the sister site of Dhamma Wiki. He is still listed as a Founding Member at Dhamma Wheel. Currently, his monastic and pastoral duties at monasteries in Thailand have precluded him from regular participation in online forums.