BMIMC Teacher Profiles

Sayādaw U Indaka

Sayādaw U Indaka is the abbot of the Chanmyay Myaing Meditation Centres (CMMC) in Yangon and Pyin Oo Lwin. At both these centres, and throughout Myanmar and internationally, Sayādaw teaches the practice of Satipatthana vipassana and metta meditation to both Burmese and foreign meditators. He has also written several Dhamma books, among them: ‘Metta – The Practice of Loving-kindness as the Foundation for Insight Meditation Practice’ which has been translated into English.

Sayādaw was born in 1952 and began his studies of the Buddha Dhamma as a young child, continuing as a novice and then taking full ordination in 1972. He studied at the famous Mahagandhayon Monastery near Mandalay. After passing the Dhammacariya Exam he continued his Dhamma studies and also practised Satipatthana vipassana meditation in the Mahasi tradition with Sayādaw U Janakabhivamsa (Chanmyay Sayādaw).

Events with Sayādaw U Indaka

9 Day Metta Retreat with Sayādaw U Indaka
November 23, 2018

Sayadaw U Indaka is the abbot of the Chanmyay Myaing Meditation Centres (CMMC) in Yangon and Pyin Oo Lwin. On his first retreat at BMIMC Sayadaw will conduct a 10-day intensive metta (lovingkindness) retreat with the support of his translator Mimmi. Mimmi (May Myint Oo) has practiced vipassana and metta meditation for many years. Since 2004 she is Sayadaw’s translator whenever he travels and teaches abroad. This is an eight-precept retreat – no food to be taken after midday. This retreat is suitable for beginners and experienced meditators.