Monday, December 19, 2022

U Buddhanyana ( 1955-2022)

Dear All,

Please join us in conveying our deepest condolences for U Buddhanyana (68 years old, 3 vassa),
President of Vidan Foundation Inc, who passed away on Sunday 10:00 am, Dec 18, 2022 at MD Anderson Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.

U Buddhanyana 68 years old ( 1955-2022)

Mr. Bang C. Nguyen

Founder / President

Since 1992, Mr. Bang Nguyen has been devoted to local community activities, as well as several humanitarian and civil society projects in Vietnam.
Mr. Bang Nguyen is the founder of the Hoa-Mai Club (the private humanitarian group prior to the forming of The VIDAN Foundation, Inc.) formed in California in 2005. He is also the founder of Radio Hoa-Mai, a shortwave radio program broadcast to Vietnam to promote cultural exchange and the spirit of democracy and freedom.
Prior to the Hoa-Mai Club, Mr. Nguyen formed the Social Assistance Program for Vietnam (SAP-VN) a non-profit, non-governmental humanitarian organization based in Garden Grove, California in 1992. SAP-VN's primary objective is to provide direct relief to poor and needy people, especially orphans and handicapped children, mainly in health care, education, and social welfare. He retired from the SAP-VN in 1996 after it was successfully established to continue his humanitarian works in different sectors.
Mr. Bang Nguyen is also well known for his devotion to supporting pro-democracy and human-rights campaigns for Vietnam.
Mr. Nguyen was ordained as a Theravāda Buddhist monk in 2015, known as Rev. Ashin Buddhanyana, currently practicing in Sitagu Buddha Vihara, Austin, Texas,USA.
He passed away at age 68, on Sunday 10:00 am, Dec 18, 2022 at MD Anderson Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA.


Theravada Dhamma Society of America
Sitagu Buddha Vihara
9001 Honeycomb Dr.
Austin, TX 78737
Ph : 512 301 3968 (home)
      : 512 750 9963 (cell) (Zelle)

Sunday, December 18, 2022



နုပ်ိဳရုပ္ဆင္း၊ ပ်ိဳျမစ္ျခင္းကား၊
အိုျခင္း ေနာက္ဆံုးရွိေျခ၏။

ဥစၥာ, ဆင္, ျမင္း၊ ေပါမ်ားျခင္းကား၊
ယိုယြင္း ေနာက္ဆံုးရွိေျခ၏။

အားအင္ျပည့္တင္း၊ က်န္းမာျခင္းကား၊
နာျခင္း ေနာက္ဆံုးရွိေျခ၏။

ဇီ၀ိန္ထင္လင္း၊ သက္ရွင္ျခင္းကား၊

ခ်စ္ခင္ေပါင္းသင္း၊ ဆက္ဆံျခင္းကား၊
ေကြကြင္း ေနာက္ဆံုးရွိေျခ၏။

ခ်မ္းသာသုခ။ ျပည့္စံုၾကလည္း၊
ဒုကၡ ေနာက္ဆံုးရွိေျခ၏။

ပြဲလည္ျပင္ပ၊ ခ်ီးမြမ္းၾကလည္း၊
ရႈတ္ခ် ေနာက္ဆံုးရွိေျခ၏။

ခံုမင္ခယ၊ ခ်စ္လြန္းၾကလည္း၊
ေသာက ေနာက္ဆံုးရွိေျခ၏။

တက္ၾကြားၾကြၾကြ၊ ျမင့္လြန္းၾကလည္း၊
ေလွ်ာက် ေနာက္ဆံုးရွိေျခ၏။

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

A Comparative Study of Meditation in Patañjali's Yoga Sūtra and Buddhist Texts


CLICK above image OR below LINK to view PDF file

Sunday, December 20, 2020

2021 -- New Year Dana

As a New Year Dana, we are going to offer Saṃgha Dana

in Kalaw, Shan State, Myanmar. 

There are 408 Learning Monks = Sar Thin Thar Than Gar in Kalaw.

We will offer one Stainless-steel Bowl with Food, Towel, Razor, Belt, Cup to each Monk.

One set costs $40 USD

All our dear Dagargyis & Dagamagyis can share this

January 01, 2021 New Year Dana.

Sādhu! Sādhu! Sādhu!




Thursday, March 30, 2017

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Contact Information

Sitagu Buddha Vihara

9001 Honeycomb Dr., Austin, TX 78737

(512) 301-3968


Dr. Ashin Nyanissara

Sitagu Sayadaw

Founder 95-72-22066


Dr. Ashin Ariyadhamma


(512) 750-9963

Saturday, October 15, 2011