Tone Kyaw Dr. Tin Hlaing

Dr. Tin Hlaing (M63) Saya joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 1963. His colleagues and friends would call him “Byte” Tin Hlaing or “R” Tin Hlaing, since there was a senior Saya U Tin Hlaing (M59, GBNF) who headed the Agri Engineering sub-Department. The elder saya passed away […]

Peter Tun Award

Award by Nuerology Academy From Dr. Johnny Kyaw Myint (SPHS60, Australia) Very proud of Peter that will be honored like this. From Dr Wilbert Ho (SPHS60, UK) Hi Dexter, thanks for sharing the news about the Peter Tun Neurology Award. I am very proud on behalf of his […]

Newspapers in Burma

There were ten (or more) newspapers in our younger days. Most households will subscribe two (or more) newspapers. One can sell old newspaper (by weight). News Before the Internet, we get international, national and local news from the newspapers. Most papers were printed at night in batches. The […]

Payeik Kyee Pali Theik Kha

“Payeik Kyi” is a collection of eleven Protective Verses. “Pali” is the language of discourse in Theravada Buddhism “Theik Kha” means Practice. “Thamane Kyaw” is the pen name of Sayadaw U Dhammika, who won the prestigious award of “Thamane Kyaw” (Distinguished novice scholar) in his youth. “Payeik Kyee” […]

U Silananda

About 15 years ago, I had the honor to serve as Master of Ceremonies at the Memorial Service of Sayadaw U Silananda (Rector, IMBTU; Chief Resident Sayadaw, Dhammanda Vihara, Spiritual Director of several monasteries and meditation centers) at the Mortuary (Daly City, California, USA). IMBTU was represented by […]