U Thuzana

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Thuzana (Burmese: သုဇန; Template:Lang-pi), also known as the Myainggyi-ngu Sayadaw (Burmese: မြိုင်ကြီးငူဆရာတော်; 1947 – 18 October 2018) was a Karen Theravada Buddhist monk. He worked in Myaing Gyi Ngu, Kayin State, Myanmar. He was the leader of the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA), an ethnic insurgent group, until its dissolution in 2010. He was born in Kayin State.

Thuzana was responsible for a 1992 campaign of constructing pagodas in Kayin State and held the title Myaing Gyi Ngu Sayadaw.[1]

Thuzana died on 18 October 2018 at the age of 71 at the Bumrungrad International Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jolliffe, Pia (7 July 2017). "A Conversation With Mikael Gravers: Research Among the Karen, Past and Present". Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  2. R.I.P BUDDHIST MONK MYAING GYI NGU’S SAYADAW U THUZANA (1947 – 2018)