Sayagyi U Ba Khin Journal: Books – Sayagyi U Ba Khin was a leading authority of the twentieth century on Vipassana meditation and an influential leader of the Vipassana movement. S.N. Goenka. Sayagyi U Ba Khin Journal has 5 ratings and 1 review. When he died in ,the great Burmese meditation master Sayagyi U Ba Khin left an invaluable legac.

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When he realized his time was running out, he commissioned the following foreign students and entrusted them with teaching Vipassana in their respective countries. Between the years of and his death inWebu Sayadaw made regular annual visits to towns in southern Burma to teach Dhamma. There eayagyi an extensive building programme spread over acres to provide housing, dining areas and kitchen, a hospital, library, museum, four hostels and administrative buildings. He once mentioned, “When we first visited this place it was like a jungle, but now what progress has been made in these years.

Inwhen Burma was separated from India, he was appointed the first Special Office Superintendent. The two students advanced rapidly, and were given Vipassana the next day. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. You must teach-teach now! Dipa Yone marked it as to-read Sep 28, Shivam Pandey marked it as to-read Jun 10, One year later, in a tribute to his teacher, Goenkaji wrote: Sayagyi remained active with the U.

Shortly before his death he thought back to all those who had helped him—the old man who had helped him start school, the Burmese teacher who helped khinn join St. Sayagyi U Ba Khin Journal 4. During Sayagyi’s lifetime, he periodically visited I. Want to Read saving….

These centres are guided by his closest disciple Mya Thwinknown to her followers as Mother Sayama Gyi. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ten to fifteen thousand lay men and women came to listen to the recitations of the monks.


He feared that it might be a dismissal note but found, to his surprise, that it was a promotion letter. His first job was with a Burmese newspaper called The Sun, but after some time he began working as an accounts clerk in the office of the Accountant General of Burma. Sayagyi knelt on the ground and said, “Venerable Sir, I have come all the way from Lower Burma, Rangoon, and wish to pay respects to you. On the 18th of January, Sayagyi suddenly became ill.

Sergey Nebolsin marked it as to-read Jan 03, An old nun sat pounding chillies and beans, and they asked her if they could pay respects to the Sayadaw.

When it was reported to the Sayadaw that Sayagyi had died, he said, “Your Sayagyi never died. He would like very much to meet Webu Sayadaw.

Only selected people were allowed to handle the larger contributions, and every donation was scrupulously accounted for, avoiding any hint of misappropriation. When Webu Sayadaw visited Sayagyi’s centre, he usually gave a short Dhamma talk every day. Vijay rated it it was amazing Sep 26, This sayagyl was last edited on 25 Octoberat Nisha rated it really liked it Nov 20, Fortunately, an elderly man from a asyagyi factory assisted U Ba Khin in entering the Methodist Middle School at the age of eight.

Ushma added it Jul 16, The small village of Pyawbwegyi is due south of Rangoon, across the Rangoon River and miles of rice paddies. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Life of Sayagyi U Ba Khin: Family pressures forced him to discontinue his formal education to start earning money. From the top of the hill they could see a cluster of buildings in the distance. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Sayagyi U Ba Khin

The rest of the time he combined his skill in meditation with his devotion to government service and his responsibilities to his family. Because of his highly demanding government duties, Sayagyi was only able to teach a small number of students.

The corrected and approved texts were recited in the Great Cave. When he returned to his office, Sayagyi found an envelope on his desk. The Vipassana Research Institute,Dhamma Giri,offers this collection as a tribute to Sayagyi U Ba Khin in the hope that many more people will benefit from the wonderful way of life that he espoused and of which he was a brilliant example.

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In he founded the Vipassana Association of the Accountant General’s Office where lay people, mainly employees of that office, could learn Vipassana meditation. Once during the Japanese occupation of Burma, Saya Thetgyi came to Rangoon and stayed with one of his students who was a government official. He became Accountant General on 4 Januaryjouurnal day Burma gained independence.

At one time he served as head of three separate departments simultaneously for three years and, on another occasion, head of four departments for about one year.

Joanna Allas rated it it was amazing Mar 04, Do not let people who meet you miss the benefits of receiving this teaching. Open Preview See a Problem?