|......Dr. Thynn is the lineage
holder of the Shwe Baw Gyun Burmese Buddhist tradition. The lineage
is from the mystical tradition (samatha) of Buddhism in Burma.
An in-depth article on the linage can
be viewed at this link . |
......The mission of the
lineage is to be custodian of the Teachings (Buddhist Sasana),
which originated during the life of Gautama Buddha, 2,600 years
ago. This will continue until the next Buddha's Sasana (Maitreya
......The lineage is passed
on from generation to generation by people who are born into,
and subsequently awakened to the tradition.
......Dr. Thynn Thynn's teacher,
the late Ven. Shwe Baw Gyun Sayadaw, was one of the foremost
Samatha Masters in Burma, who lovingly gave spiritual guidance
to thousands of devotees.
The most outstanding feature of his
life's work is the success of the Sae Taw Win Monastery in Burma.
It was a dhamma sanctuary for all those who sought refuge in
the Dhamma and the Sayadaw.
......Dr. Thynn's endeavors
in the west are a continuation of her Master's work, and satisfies
one of the great needs of our time - to build peaceful,
Taw Win II Dhamma Center in
Northern California is such a manifestation - a gentle healing place for those seeking a genuine, fulfilling,
spiritually minded way of life.
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The Buddha |
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Baw Gyun Sayadaw |