Hla Min

For Your Information

Burmese Alphabet
  • The Burmese Alphabet has 33 consonants and several vowels.
  • Burmese Language classes are offered at selected Universities (e.g NIU, Cornell, Berkeley), Community Centers (e.g OMC) and monasteries (e.g Kusalakari).

May be an image of 1 person and text that says 'ကမ္ဘာလှည့် သာသနာပြု အီတာလျံ ဘုန်းတော်ကြီး ဦးလောကနာထ (၁၈၉၇- ၁၉၆၆)'

  • U Lokanatha (1897 – 1966) was an Italian Chemist in USA.
  • He received a book (containing Dhammapada) from his supervisor for Christmas present.
  • After reading the Dhammapada, he decided to quit his job and become a Buddhist monk in Asia.
  • He spent his life practicing and preaching in Burma & going on Dhamma Duta missions to neighboring countries.
  • My grandmother donated a monastery in Bawdigone, Rangoon.
Civil 1968
  • *Saya U Myat Htoo and U Nyan Shein (Henry) live in California.
  • The list shows the status of the 43 classmates from the RIT Class of 1968.
  • Henry, Harry and Patrick are Paulians.
Bag from Rowe Co. Ltd
  • Before nationalization, Rowe Co. Ltd. was one of the busy shops in Rangoon that offered a wide range of products (including Rayleigh bicycle).
  • Rosie (Mai Khin Nyunt, ChE71) still has a Rowe’s bag.
  • The EC and BOD of Northern California RIT Alumni Association met (at least) quarterly for face-to-face meetings.
  • The photo is taken together with spouses and supporters.
  • The background vinyl displays our alma mater.

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