Priests and Sayadaws

Update : April 1, 2020

Former Classmates

Catholic Priests

  • Father Edwin David (SPHS, GBNF) served as Priest of the St. Mary’s Cathedral.
  • Father Bernard Taylor (SPHS) served as a Missionary in some Asian countries (e.g. Phillipines).
    Resettled in Upper Burma.


  • Ashin Okkantha (Aung Chaw, Victor, SPHS63, C69) became monk after retirement.
    First monastery was in Sagaing.
    Current monastery is in the Delta region.
  • Ashin Pannagavesaka (Bobby Myo Tun, A69) became monk after retirement.
    Serves as Dhamma Librarian, Editor and Interpreter at Mawlamyaing Pa Auk Monastery.
    Also teaches English to selected monks.

RIT Alumni

  • Sayadaw U Wara (U Win Paing, ChE70) is the Chief Resident Sayadaw of Kaba Aye Sun Lun Gu Kyaung.
  • Sayadaw U Jotika (EP73) is a prolific writer.
  • U Bo Gyi (A59) became a monk after retiring from PWD.
    He was cast aside by the higher authorities for designing the Mausoleum for Daw Khin Kyi.
  • Saya Dr. Lwin Aung (A59) became monk after retiring as Pro-Rector of YTU.
  • U Han Nyo (Met60) became monk in the USA.
    Resided in monasteries in New York, California and Mexico.
  • A young alumni is a Sayadaw in Seattle, Washington area.
    KMZ provided his details in one of my posts.
Sayadaw Dr. Lwin Aung

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