U Pe Maung Tin

Update : January 16, 2021

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U Pe Maung Tin
  • Pali and Burmese Scholar.
  • Proposed to have a separate Burmese Department.
  • First native Principal of Rangoon College.
  • Executive Committee member of Burma Research Society.
  • The Myanmar Sar Community honored Sayagyi with a bust in December 2019.
    Daw Tin Tin Myaing (Brenda, Sayagyi’s daughter) attended the ceremony.
    Met her at the Winner Inn.
    Sad to learn that her spouse succumbed to COVID-19 in UK in 2020.
  • In our middle school we had to study “Myanmar Thadda / Burmese Grammar” written by Sayagyi.
  • Sayagyi translated two early Sermons :
    Dhammacakkapavatana Sutta and Anatta Lekkhana Suttana into English.
    The three-language edition of the Suttas was published by U Tha Win.
  • Saya’s early students include
    ICS U Sein Tin (Theikpan Maung Wa)
    U Thein Han (Zawgyi)
    U Wun (Minthuwun)

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