The Ven. Ledi Sayadaw was born in in Saing-pyin village, Dipeyin township in the Shwebo district currently Monywa district of northern Burma nowadays called Myanmar. His childhood name was Maung Tet Khaung. Maung is the Burmese title for boys and young men equivalent to "master. Because of these ubiquitous monastery schools Myanmar has traditionally had a very high literacy rate.
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One of his leading students was a lay farmer Saya Thetgi, who the Sayadaw instructed to also teach others. Following is an introduction to Ledi Sayadaw and this biography by Goenka. There are no words appropriate or adequate to express my feelings of deep gratitude towards my great-grand-Dhamma teacher, the most reverend late Ledi Sayadawgyi. He was the most brilliant star in the galaxy of Dhamma teachers of this age, both in the fields of Pariyatti as well as Patipatti.
It is all the more a pleasure to learn that this book was written while Venerable Sayadaw visited Dhammagiri, Igatpuri India to practise the Vipassana technique as taught by Ledi Sayadaw. May the readers of this book get inspired to walk on the path of liberation and attain real peace. Use the Download buttons above to get it.
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He was recognized from a young age as being developed in both the theory Abhidharma and practice of Buddhism and so was revered as being scholarly. Sayadaw began his studies at age 20 in Mandalay at Thanjaun. Soon, Sayadaw founded a forest monastery in the "Ledi forest" and began practicing and teaching intensive meditation. In , Sayadaw gave up control of the monastery and pursued more focused meditation in the mountain caves near the banks of the Chindwin River.
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