The Chain of Teachers In This Tradition

The Vipassana students of Goenkaji and his Assistant Teachers owe a great debt of gratitude to the Chain of Teachers who, from Gotama the Buddha, have preserved this invaluable jewel of Dhamma in its pristine purity from generation to generation. While this pure technique of Vipassana was most likely preserved for centuries by a line of bhikkhu teachers the specific names of whom are unknown to us, we do know the most recent lay Dhammachariya in our tradition and the great bhikkhu scholar/teacher who authorized them to teach. A brief history and biography is given in this section for each of the following teachers in our tradition:

Sayagyi U Ba Khin

Saya Thet

Ledi Sayadaw