Update : December 12, 2021
- Sayadaw U Pandita was a senior disciple of Mahasi Sayadaw (Vipassana Teacher and Chief Questioner at the Sixth Buddhist Council).
- Succeeded U Sobana as 2nd Mahasi Sayadaw.
- Founded Panditarama monastery.
Several monasteries and meditation centers around the world that are affiliated with Panditarama. Tathagata Meditation Center (TMC) in San Jose had resident monks from selected Panditarama monasteries.
Sayadaw conducted several meditation retreats at TMC.
- Books by and about Sayadaw
e.g. In This Very Life
- Sayadaw passed away in Bangkok in April 2016.