Sayadaw Dr Nandamalabhivamsa was born in Myanmar in 1940. He got his MA in Sri Langka at Kelaniya University in Colombo and his Phd in India.
He is the founder and leader of Dhammavijjalaya Centre for Buddhist studies ( CBS ) in Sagaing Myanmar and the rector of the International Theravada Buddhist Missionary University in Yangon and the Sitagu International Buddhist Academy in Sagaing. Because of his excellent knowledge of the Buddhist scriptures and his teaching experience, he was awarded many high distinctions and titles. The Sayadaw's teaching method is very lively and practical, with many examples from daily life, Suttas, Adhidhamma and commentaries