|U Pyinya Zawta presents a dharma talk followed by Q&A, which focuses on conditions in Burma. He is introduced by Hozan Alan Senauke, Vice Abbot of Berkeley Zen Center; Kenneth Wong translates.|
U Pyinya Zawta is Executive Director in Exile of the All Burma Monks’ Alliance, a leader of Burma’s Saffron Revolution in the autumn of 2007. In 2008, he and three other exiled monks created a monastery in Utica, New York, where continues to live and organize. He has been imprisoned in Burma as a result of his protests against Burma’s repressive military rule. Along with his dedication to daily Buddhist practice and meditation, works tirelessly to support refugee monks inside and outside of Burma, and to build a free nation for all Burma’s people.