Month: July 2020

1963 – 1969

1963 Guinea Pigs We took the first ever Matriculation Only examination in 1963. Paulians took 5 places among the Top Five, 7 places among the Top Ten, and 10 places among the Top Twenty. Khin Maung U (1st) Min Oo (2nd) Myo San (3rd, GBNF) Nyunt Wai (4th) […]

SPZP-2000

In April and May of 1999, I received a series of e-mails from Saya U Soe Paing, my mentor at both RIT and UCC (Universities’ Computer Center), and Alice (Saw Yu Tint, T69), a.k.a. Mrs Soe Paing, about the mini-reunions in Yangon and Singapore. I created an informal […]

Numbers

Zero Ten Twenty Sixty Powers of Two 0 (Zero) Zero has no value when it stands by itself. When a zero is placed to the right of a number, it increases the value N-fold (where N, say 10, is the Base or Radix of the Number System. 10 […]

Threes

Three RIT SayasU Moe AungU Kyaw SeinU Aung Myint Three RIT SayamasDaw Tin May SoeDaw Khin Swe AyeDaw Tin Tin Myint Three 69ersU ShweU Tin Htut (Harry)U Thein Swe Three RIT Sayas U Moe Aung (EE63) Pen name : Tekkatho Moe War Distinguished writer, poet, editor, publisher, zat […]

Four

Numerals Recent Buddhas Sacca / Noble Truth Foundation of Mindfulness Brahma Vihara Practice Guardian deities Mahabhuta Miscellaneous Numerals Hindu-Arablic numeral : 4 Roman numeral : IV Recent Buddhas Kakusandha Konagamana Kassapa Gautama Sacca / Noble Truth Dukkha : Unsatisfactoriness / Misery / Suffering Samudiya : Cause of suffering […]

Five

Numerals First group of disciples Five Khandas / Aggregates Five Precepts Five Senses Five Nikaya / Collection Miscellaneous Numerals Hindu-Arabic numeral : 5 Roman numeral : V First group of disciples Kondanna Baddhiya Vappa Mahanama Asajji Five Khandas / Aggregates Rupakkhandha : Material phenomena Vedanakkhanda : Feeling Sannakkhanda […]

Six

Numerals Nivarnas / Hindrances Kinds of Craving Hetus / Roots Caritas / Types of Nature Miscellaneous Numerals Hindu-Arabic numeral : 6 Roman numeral : VI Nivarnas / Hindrances Kammacchanda / Sense-desire Vyapada / Ill-will Thina-middha / Sloth and torpor Udhhacca-kukkucca / Restlessness and brooding or worry Vicikiccha / […]

Seven

Numerals Factors of Enlightenment Days of week Mercury Project Colors of the rainbow Miscellaneous Numerals Hindu-Arabic numeral : 7 Roman numeral : VII Factors of Enlightenment Mindfulness Investigation of dhammas Effort (or energy) Zest Tranquility Concentration Equanimity Days of week Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Mercury […]

Ten

Numerals Bases of Meritorious Action Kasinas Anusati / Kinds of Recollections Dasa Bala / Wisdom-Powers of the Buddha Miscellaneous Numerals HIndu-Arabic numeral : 10 Roam numeral : X Bases of Meritorious Action Dana / Giving Sila / Morality Bhavana / Mediation Apacayana / Reverence Veyyavacca / Service Pattidana […]