Category: Sayadaw

Buddhist Monk

U Thittila

Update : December 10, 2021 Sayadaw U Thittila (1896-1997) Ovadacariya to Sanagha Maya Nayaka, trustees of renowned pagodas Outstanding teacher and writer Played an important role in reviving Buddhism in India and propagating the study of Abhidhamma Very modest; rarely talked about his many achievements Patamagyaw scholar of […]

U Silananda (2)

Update : December 10, 2021 U Silanandabhivamsa (1927 – 2005) 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, […]


Update : December 10, 2021 Ledi Sayadaw Mingun Jetawun Sayadaw Sayadaw U Thitthila Mahagandaryone Sayadaw Mahasi Sayadaw Panditarama Sayadaw Saddhamaransi Sayadaw Chanmyay Sayadaw Mingun Tipitaka Sayadaw Mogok Sayadaw Dhammananda Sayadaw Maha Thera Ledi Sayadaw U Nyana Daza Prolific writer, an outstanding lecturer, and a teacher of teachers Lay […]

U Silananda (1)

Update : December 10, 2021 Sayadaw U Silananda was a Trail Blazer for the Burmese monks doing Dhamma Duta missions in the USA and beyond. Last Journey Sayadaw (Rector, IMBTU and Chief Resident Monk, Dhammananda Vihara, Half Moon Bay, California) passed away on August 13, 2005. I had […]

Mote Seik Phone Gyi

Update : October 15, 2021 Reverend Friedrich Lustig (Ahin Ananda)Estonian Buddhist monk(26 April 1912 in Narva, Estonia – 4 April 1989 in Rangoon, Myanmar) Reverend Friedrich Lustig and his mentor Karlis Tennisons (Buddhist Archbishop of Latvia and Sangharja for Estonia and Lithuania) lived for many years in a […]

U Pandita

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. […]