There are alumni gatherings, mini-gatherings and micro-gatherings all over the world. They complement/supplement the world-wide Grand Reunion and SPZPs. Some are scheduled (e.g. monthly, quarterly). Some are ad hoc (e.g. welcome) Some are meetings for serious business. Some include food (pot luck, iNapa wine) and fun (karaoke, birthday […]
Among the alumni, Bo Lwin Swe is a great grandfather. Among the sayas, U Ba Toke is a great grandfather. Among the sayamas, Daw Khin Saw Tint is a great grandmother.
History of Myanmar Engineering Education was published in 2012 by Saya U Aung Hla Tun and team. The book will be revised this year (2018).
Pound There are several currencies named “Pound”. The most notable is known as the “Sterling Pound“. The British manufactured the “Silver Penny” made out of pure silver. 240 Silver Pennies presumably weighed one pound. Hence, the name “Sterling Pound”. 1 Pound = 20 shillings = 240 pennies At […]
Definition and use A coach is a vehicle to “carry” someone to a destination. The first use of coach described a teacher who “carried” a student over a tough examination. Later use of coach was in Athletic Development (e.g. coaching an individual or a team in a sports). […]
Sayadaw practiced vipassana meditation with the instruction of Mahasi Sayadawgyi in 1953-54. Sayadaw served as Palipatiwisodhaka (editor of Pali scriptures) at the Sixth Buddhist Council. Sayadaw was meditation teacher at the Sasana Yeiktha from 1967 – 1977. Chanmyay Sayadaw was a member of Mahasi Sayadaw’s Dhamma Dhuta Mission […]
Author : The Venerable Pa-Auk Tawya Sayadaw Introduction Places for Meditation Posture for Meditation Breathing Mindfully The First Set of Four The Second Set of Four The Third Set of Four The Fourth Set of Four Path and Fruition The Requisites of Enlightenment in Path and Fruition Conclusion
The Great Discourse on the Wheel of Dhamma Teacher : The Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw Translator : U Ko Lay Sukhi Hotu Dhamma Publication 1998 PART I Preface to the Discourse The Date of the Discourse Three Kinds of Introduction … PART II Sensuous gratification is base and vulgar […]
Post : February 26, 2019 Update : February 9, 2020 Tipitaka Tipitaka (Three Baskets) contain Vinaya : Monastic rules of conduct Sutta : Discourses Abhidhamma : Ultimate Reality Patthana It is the 7th text in Abhidhamma. It is also known as the Book of Conditional Relations. There are […]
Sayadaw U Silanandabhivamsa gave a talk “The ten meanings of Tatagatha” at the Tathagata Meditation Center at 1215, Lucretia Street, San Jose. For the history and activities of the meditation center, please visit http://www.tathagata.org/ In the dining hall, there is an album about Sayadaw U Silanandabhivamsa’s early years […]