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U Silananda Sayadaw

Books by U Silananda Sayadaw

The books and talks in this section are from the courtesy of TBSA (Theravada Buddhist Society of America). They are free for downloads, but if you wish to distribute them in any way, please ask permission from TBSA.

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Biography of Venerable U Silananda Sayadaw

(Ashin Silanandabhivamsa - Agga Maha Pandita)

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Family

Sayadaw U Silananda was born in Mandalay, Burma (now known as Myanmar) on Friday, December 16, 1927 (the 8th Waning of the month of Nadaw in Burmese Era 1289) of parents Wunna Kyaw Htin Saya Saing and Daw Mone. Saya Saing was a renowned Burmese architect. (See "Work of Saya Saing") and had to his credit many religious buildings throughout the country. He was a very religious man and a meditator as well. He was awarded the title "Wunna Kyaw Htin" by the Government of Burma for his outstanding achievements in Burmese architecture and religious activities.

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