Update : December 12, 2021
- Sayagyi is a Phwa Bet Taw of RU (Rangoon University) and the first RU Students’ Strike.
- Sayagyi is a saya of our sayas.
His students include Saya U Ba Than, Saya Dr. Aung Gyi, Saya U Min Wun, and Saya U Khin Aung Kyi.
- Tekkatho Maung Thin Char (Dr. Khin Maung Swe) wrote a book in the life of Sayagyi, and published by the Thin Char Mi Thar Su as the 80th Birthday Present for Sayagyi.
- I have an autographed copy.
- Sayagyi served as Professor of Mathematics at RU and Rector at MU.
- He requested to transfer to RIT as Professor of Mathematics.
He taught post graduate students and selected classes for senior undergraduates.
- After retirement, Sayagyi served as Associate Dean at Assumption University.
- Sayagyi loves sports.
- He played soccer in his younger days.
- He served as Vice Chair of RU Sports Council.
- He led the Burma team to the Tokyo Olympics in 1964.
- He served as Commandant of the LYC (Lu Ye Chun) Camp.
- Sayagyi attended SPZPs starting with SPZP-2000.
- He had to skip SPZP-2002 due to Sayagadaw’s health.
- Sayagyi was healthy and alert till his late 80s.
- Sayagyi passed away on December 2, 2020 (the day following the RU Centennial Celebrations).
- He missed his Centennial birthday by a few days.
- Saya was predeceased by his spouse and two children (out of eight).
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