Month: April 2019

Men on the Moon

Updated on April 27, 2019 Space race The Soviet Union was ahead of the United States of America in the space race. Yuri Gagarin was the first cosmonaut to orbit the earth. USA would take some time to design and implement Mercury project (for an astronaut) Gemini project […]

Mudita

Updated on April 27, 2019 Mudita is a Pali term. Mudita is rendered as Altruistic Joy. Mudita is also translated as Sympathetic Joy. Mudita is one of the four Bhamaso Taya. The others are Metta, Karuna and Uppekkha. One could and should feel joyful when one hears good […]

Karuna

Updated on April 27, 2019 Karuna is a Pali term. Karuna is rendered as Compassion. Karuna is one of the four Bhamaso Taya. The others are Metta, Mudita and Uppekkha, Buddha is called “The Compassionate One”. Mahayana Buddhists emphasize on the importance of Compassion. Sayadaw U Sobhana (GBNF) […]

Neikban and Neikban Zaw

Updated on April 27, 2019 Neikban Neikban is the Burmese term for Nibanna (in Pali) and Nirvana (in Sanscrit). It is rendered as “Liberation” or “Enlightenment”. Some associations for Dhamma activities are known as “Neikban Zaw Ah Phwe”. The volunteers for Dhamma activities often call themselves “Neikban Zaw”. […]

SPHS (2)

Update : February 27, 2020 Saya U Hla Myint (Charlie, M65, Sydney) wrote : Saya U Pe Thein and Saya U Nyunt Maung were Mathematics teachers in our 5th & 6th standards. These two Sayas really made the logic behind solving problems, made us (struggling drum heads) crystal […]

Aung Min

Updated on April 25, 2019 There are several alumni named Aung Min. U Aung Min (Pet73, GBNF) U Aung Min (Pet73) has passed away. U Wynn Htain Oo (M72) earlier reported that U Aung Min tried to have medical treatment in Thailand and in an ICU in Yangon, […]

HMEE (2)

Update : February 27, 2020 H.E. U Khin Maung Cho (M73) donated books covering the history of selected plants and factories to Myanmar Engineering Council (MEC) and HMEE-2018 project. U Charlie Than, President of MEC, handed over the books to the HMEE-2018 project led by Saya U Aung […]

Heritage

Updated on April 24, 2019 Heritage may stand for property handed over to an heir. Heritage may mean tradition. Heritage may mean something that is transmitted by or acquired from a predecessor UNESCO UNESCO provides grant for sites that have been accepted as “UNESCO Heritage Site”. Some ancient […]

Messenger

Updated on April 24, 2019 I have served as a messenger for the RIT Community for two decades. In the early days, many RIT sayas and alumni provided me with articles, news, and photos. The idea of getting reconnected electronically and physically was novel. There were several hundred […]