Born in Myanmar in 1948, Sayadaw U Pannathami received higher ordination at the age of twenty. In his early years, Sayadaw had practiced meditation under illustrious masters, notably the late Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw and Sayadaw U Pandita.
Sayadaw had many years of experience guiding meditators, easterners and westerners alike, particularly in the practice of Insight (Vipassana) meditation. He had carried the torch of Dhamma to many countries: Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Canada, USA and UK and is well respected for his skillful guidance, loving-kindness and compassion.
The Venerable is meditation master of Malaysian Buddhist Meditation Centre and religious advisor to Vipassana Meditation Centre (Singapore)