Tipitaka Chanting in America

Light of BuddhaDharma Foundation International In October 2014, the Foundation hosted the “First International Tipitaka Chanting Ceremony in America”. Burmese/Myanmar monks led by Sayadaw U Jotalankara, Dhammananda Vihara were asked to lead a Chanting session. Sayadaw requested me to translate his “Ovada katha” (to be given at the […]

U Tin Shwe and U Hla Shwe

By Saya U Moe Aung (Tekkatho Moe War) ” ေရႊ ႏွစ္ ေရႊ သို႔ “ ေရႊႏွစ္ေရႊ….. ေဝေတာ့လည္း တူ ေၾကြေတာ့လည္း အတူတူ ျငဴစူျခင္း ကင္း မွ်ဥ္းမွ်ဥ္း အသက္ရွဴ စိုက္ထူမွတ္တိုင္ မယိမ္းယိုင္ခဲ့….. မႏိုင္ဝန္ ပိ အလွည္႔သင့္လာ ေသာအခါ မွာ ခႏၶာအေမြ ေၾကြသာ ေၾကြလည္း မေသ ဝိညာဥ္ ဝဲပ်ံေနေသးတကား ….။ ။ ( ကိုတင္ေရႊ- လွ်ပ္စစ္စြမ္းအား ႏွင့္ ကိုလွေရႊ- ခ်ည္မွ်င္ သို႔) တကၠသိုလ္ မိုးဝါ (၂၆ […]

U Myat Htoo and Ma Ku

Updated on May 20, 2019 On May 20, 2018, the BOD (Board of Directors) and EC (Executive Committee) members of NorCal RITAA (Northern California Rangoon Institute of Technology Alumni Association) threw a surprise party to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Saya U Myat Htoo (C68, Chair of BOD) […]

Terms : Time

Updated : May 7, 2019 AM/PM vs Military time AM stands for Ante Meridian. PM stands for Post Meridian. A day consists of 12 hours for AM, and 12 hours for PM. A few missed flights due to the AM/PM confusion. Military time uses the 24 hour notation. […]

Security [2]

Updated on May 7, 2019 Secure Channel A Secure Channel is based on the concept that it is difficult if not impossible to access the messages passing through the channel. At one extreme is a dedicated channel with reliable protocols for handshaking (hardware, software) to start a communication […]


Updated : July 21, 2019 Class Class refers to the [expected] year of graduation The Class of 69 refers to the alumni from the academic year 1968- 69, who graduated in 1969. The Class of 69++ will also include some alumni who took “sabbatical” (“waso”) and graduated a […]