M75 members paid respect to Sayagyi U Ba Than on September 25, 2017.
- H.E. U Win Khaing
- U Tin Soe
- U Than Po
- U Hla Win
- U Ye Lin Oo
- U Zaw Min
The group attended the birthday celebration ceremony and received blessing from sayargyi. They handed over garawa birthday gifts of K750000, USD$350 and SGD$300 to sayagyi.
Class of 69
The Class of 69 (mostly M69) paid respect to Sayagyi U Ba Than on October 1, 2017.
- U Aung Min
- U Tin Shein (Chinlon)
The group attended the birthday celebration ceremony and received blessing from sayargyi. The group handed over garawa birthday gifts that they had collected before and on the monthly breakfast gathering held earlier that day.
Sayagyi U Ba Than
Sayagyi usually performs dana with the “garawa” money he received for his birthday and for attending the SPZPs and mini-SPZPs.
Sayagyi has supported various charitable associations for the needy, the sick, the blind, the deaf and dumb, old people and “Nar Ye” . They include
- Little Sisters for the Poor
- U Hla Tun Foundation
- Hnin Si Gone Bo Bwa Yeik Tha
- Mary Chapman
- Kyaw Thu Nar Ye (…)
- Medical Clinics
On or around October 2 (his Birthday) every year, Sayagyi offers “soon kwyay” at a monastery.
Soon kwyay was held on October 2, 2017 at Yaw Sayadaw’s monastery . It was attended by sayas, alumni, relatives and friends.