Priests and Sayadaws

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.
    Served as Dhamma Librarian, Editor and Interpreter at Mawlamyaing Pa Auk Monastery.
    Taught English to selected monks.

RIT Alumni

  • Sayadaw U Wara (U Win Paing, ChE70)
    Became monk after taking the Final Year examination in 1970
    Chief Resident Sayadaw of Kaba Aye Sun Lun Gu Kyaung.
  • Sayadaw U Jotika (EP73)
    Prolific writer.
  • U Bo Gyi (A59)
    Became a monk after retiring from PWD (Public Works Department).
    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.
Sayadaw Dr. Lwin Aung

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