- Sayadaw U Pannadipa was Chief Resident Monk of some monasteries in Myanmar (e.g. Hse Mile Gone), UK (e.g. Billings) and USA (e.g. TMC in San Jose).
- He is now a Padana Nayaka Sayadaw at Panditarama in Myanmar.
He resides mainly at the Shwe Taung Gone Panditarama.
- He conducted meditation retreats in California, Hawaii, and Taiwan (to name a few).
- During his stay at TMC in San Jose, California, USA, I volunteered as his translator/interpreter.
- Kyaw Zaw Tun (GBNF) also served as translator before he moved to the East Coast.
Five Ways to Cultivate a Mature and Stable Mind
Sayadaw U Pannadipa (Beelin Sayadaw)
Translated by U Aung Thein Nyunt, Mynamar
Free distribution by Tathagata Meditation Center
1215 Lucretia Avenue, San Jose, CA 95122, USA
First Way : To associate with the noble ones
What ‘Bhikkhu’ means
To associate with the noble ones
1. Two parrot brothers: The foolish and the virtuous
2. The virtuous Anathapandika and the virtuous daughters
3. Young son, Kala becomes a virtuous one
4. Splendor in Brahma abode and Munching away in a feeding trough
5. Atijatta sons and daughters
6. Repaying the gratitude owed to one’s parents
7. The benefits of associating with virtuous ones
8. The benefits of having virtuous parents
Second Way : To be replete with morality
3. Three types of domains
i. Association with supportive and virtuous components
ii. Guarding the six sense doors
iii. Four foundations of mindfulness
Third Way : To listen to Dhamma
The ten kinds of dhamma talks
Fourth Way : To put ardent and arduous effort
Fifth Way : To be replete with special insight
Destroying the Five Aggregates
Dhamma talk given at TMC meditation retreat, August 2000
Author : Sayadaw U Pannadipa (Beelin Sayadaw)
Editor : Karuna Rakkhita
Translator: Zaw (Kyaw Zaw Tun)
Publisher : Tathagata Meditation Center
The Aggregate of
1. Material Phenomena