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Great Burmese Masters

Postby Element » Wed Feb 11, 2009 7:28 pm

Dear Forum

On E-Sangha, I once read Tiltbillings use the phrase "Great Burmese Masters".

Does this refer the the Communist government or to meditation teachers?

If this phrase refers to meditation teachers, which ones in particular?

Thank you

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Re: Great Burmese Masters

Postby mikenz66 » Wed Feb 11, 2009 7:41 pm

I guess Tilt should speak for himself, but
Ledi Sayadaw
Mahasi Sayadaw
are probably two most obvious from last century.

If you want some "live" ones, that might include the successors to Mahasi Sayadaw: U Pandita and Chanmyay Sayadaw. Another, with a rather different approach, is Pa Auk Sayadaw.


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Re: Great Burmese Masters

Postby Cittasanto » Thu Feb 12, 2009 2:14 pm

I can't speak for tilt but I personally think in a maditative point of view Ashin Nyanissara AKA Sitagu Sayadaw
This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
Blog, - Some Suttas Translated, Ajahn Chah.
"Others will misconstrue reality due to their personal perspectives, doggedly holding onto and not easily discarding them; We shall not misconstrue reality due to our own personal perspectives, nor doggedly holding onto them, but will discard them easily. This effacement shall be done."

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