Sayadaw U Osadha
Birth and Youth
Sayadaw U Osadha was born on Sunday, November 19, 1961 in Tha Zi village, Ka Lay township, Sagaing district, Myanmar. He is the fifth son (among the 6 children) of U Aung Htoo and Daw Mae Hmyin.
In April (Burmese New Year), 1974, he became a novice. The preceptor was
Sayadaw U Kesareinda, Abbot, Tha Zi village monastery.
The donors of the requisites were his parents.
The ordination took place at Baddha sima in Mahavijitarone
The donors of the eight requisites were U Tun Aung and Professor Dr. Daw Nyunt Nyunt, Sandar Garden (in front of the Mandalay Palace).
Education and Degrees conferred
1974: passed sixth standard examination
1978 - 1981: Basic Pali literature and Prescribed Tipitaka literature (at Mahavijitarone
1981 - 1984: Pali literature and Prescribed Tipitaka literature (at Kyauk kone Tawra Medini monastery, Yankin township, Yangon)
1984 - 1985: Pali literature and Prescribed Tipitaka literature (at Kyakhutwaing monastery, Bago)
1988 - 1989: National Pariyatti University, Mandalay
1990 - 1991: National Pariyatti University, Yangon
1992 - 1994: English (at Mahasi Missionary Training School, Kaba Aye, Yangon)
present: ESL (San Mateo College, California, USA)
1978: Sasanarekhita samenara Examination
1979: Pathamange (1st Grade)
1980: Pathamalat (2nd Grade)
1982: Pathamagyi (3rd Grade)
1984: passed Parajikan Examination
1985: Sasanadhaja Dhammacariya
1986: Dhamma lecturer at Seinban monastery, Hlaing township, Yangon, Myanmar
1995 - July 1997:
July 8, 1997 - present: