Sayadaw’s name is Silananda. He became Silanandabhivamsa when he passed the Abhivamsa (tough monastic examination in Mandalay to be completed before the age of 26). I will use both names where appropriate. Trail blazer In April of 1979, Mahasi Sayadawgi made a Dhamma Duta mission to the US. […]
Alan Matthias Turing Famous British Mathematician and Pioneer in the Theory and Practice of Computing. Sample Contributions Alan M. Turing Award The following are some Domains covering the work of winners. Some worked on multiple domains.
Sayadaw U Silanandabhivamsa gave a talk “The ten meanings of Tatagatha” at the Tathagata Meditation Center (TMC) at 1215, Lucretia Street, San Jose. History and Activities For the history and activities of the meditation center, please visit http://www.tathagata.org/ TMC Dining Hall Newsletter
Brief Bio Past Captain and Gold of RUBC Joined the Mechanical Engineering Department after graduation. Managed Family Business for a few years. Rejoined Faculty. Studied in Germany and UK. Moved to USA. Worked on UN project. Retired after working for Aerospace Industry in USA. Founded BASES with U […]
Pen name of Ba Gyan (Laureate Poet) Scored a perfect 25 marks for Essay and distinction in Burmese for the Matriculation examination. National Literary Award Winner Born in 1933. Passed away in Southern California in 2007. In Memory of Tin Moe A book was published in his memory […]
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The idea of Swel Daw Yeik Foundation (SDYF) was proposed by Saya U Moe Aung (Tekkatho Moe War) to his former students (mostly who were RIT Ah Nu Pyinnya Shins) before, during and after SPZP-2012. SDYF was established in 2013 with core volunteers and supporters. U Khin Maung […]
It seemed not long ago … The San Francisco Bay Area RIT Alumni met at the house of Benny Tan (Tan Yu Beng, M70) a couple of times to discuss the formation of “RIT Alumni International” to support the Newsletter and web site, and to consider the holding […]