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Chanmyay Sayadaw

Summary
The Venerable Chanmyay Sayadaw U Janakābhivaṃsa, (ချမ်းမြေ့ဆရာတော် ဦးဇနကာဘိဝံသ, tɕʰáɰ̃mjḛ sʰəjàdɔ̀ ú za̰nəkàbḭwʊ̀ɰ̃θa̰; born 24 July 1928) is a Theravada Buddhist monk from Myanmar. Life Early life and studies He was born in Pyinma village, Taungdwingyi Township, British Burma, on Tuesday, 24 July 1928. His parents were U Phyu Min and Daw Shwe Yee. He started to study the Buddhist scriptures at the age of fifteen as a novice monk. He received the higher upasampada ordination in 1947 and continued advanced studies of Buddhist scriptures. He practised Vipassana meditation under the instruction of the most Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw from 1953 to 1954. He was then invited by the State Buddha Sasana Organization to be an editor of the Buddhist scriptures in Pali for reciting Buddhist scriptures at the Sixth Buddhist Council in Myanmar. Starting from 1957, the Venerable Sayadaw spent six years in Colombo, Sri Lanka, where he continued his studies of English, Sanskrit, Hi
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