P - T

HM : Pali Scholars & Books

U Pe Maung Tin

Sayagyi is the first native Professor of Pali and Burmese. He successfully proposed the opening of the Burmese Department at Rangoon University.

His works include

  • Translation of Visuddhimagga
  • The Expositor (Atthasalai)
  • Burmese Grammar
  • Glass Palace Chronicle (co-author)

†U Thitthila

  • Sayadaw did missionary work in UK.
    Sayadaw came back to Burma and taught at the Pali Department for several years before continuing his missionary work abroad.
  • Sayadaw also translated for Pali Text Society (PTS).

Pali Scholars

  • U Shwe Zan Aung translated a Buddhist text for Pali Text Society (PTS).
  • Saya U Aung Than was Pali Professor
    Also Commander of the Rangoon University Training Corps.
  • Saya U Tin Lwin, another Pali Professor
    Taught at IMBTU.
    Co-authored the translation of Maha Buddhavamsa (Life Story of the Buddha) by Tipitaka Sayadaw U Vicittasarabhivamsa.
  • Sayadaw U Silanandabhivamsa served as Chief Compiler of the Tipitaka Pali-Myanmar Dictionary for the Sixth Buddhist Council. Served as an external examiner for the Pal Department.
  • U Hoke Sein spent over a decade to compile and refine the Pali-English-Burmese Dictionary.
    U Hoke Sein, son U Saw Hlaing, grand daughter Dr. Cherry Hlaing and two great grand children all stood first in their respective Matriculation examination.
  • Mr. Balwant Singh (RUBC Gold) took Pali Honors.
    Forced to retire as Commissioner of Pegu Division.
    Joined the United Nations and served as a Security Expert.
  • Venerable Nyanatiloka compiled “Buddhist Dictionary”
  • U Myat Kyaw compiled a book of Buddhist terms.
    U San Lwin translated into English.
    Book published by Myanmar Sar Ah Phwe.


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