WAKi RELIC MUSEUM
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WAKi RELIC MUSEUM

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WAKi Relic Museum presents a private relic museum from many Thai masters and the king of Burmese relics. We are about to begin to inherit the last words of the king of relics, Sayadaw U Kittivara to give 1,000 Waki relic stupas as gifts to be enshrined, for the temples all around the world and to connect as global Buddhists in this new era.

HISTORY OF WAKi RELIC MUSEUM

A Brief Biography of The Most Venerable Sayadaw U Kittivara

King of Relic and the Chief Abbott of Thein Taung Teik Thit Temple the founder of Relic Musuem, Venerable Aggamahasaddhammajotikadhaja Baddanta Kittivara (Sayadaw U Kittivara) was born on 13 October, 1947 in Paukpinthar Village, Meikthila division, in central Myanmar. He entered the Wantawpyi Monastery in a remote village in Burma at the age of ten. He received his higher ordination as a Buddhist monk at the age of twenty at the Wantawpyi Monastery, under the preceptor, U Jagara, the leader of Koethaungpyi Pali University. He studied and learnt the Buddhist scriptures under the famous monk Sayadaw Wantawphy in Wantwin township and Sayadaw Saintaugng in Taunggyi township.

In 1979, Sayadaw became the Abbott of Thein Taung Teik Thit Temple (Parami Temple), South Okkalapa, Myanmar. Sayadaw followed the footstep of his Master, Venerable Suriya who collected the relics of the Buddha and His Disciples. Sayadaw had been travelling around the country, collecting, preserving and re-enshrining the relics of Lord Buddha and Arahants.

In 1984, Sayadaw opened the Relics Musuem at his monastery with the intention to keep the Relics in one place for Buddhist devotes to be able to pay homage to the Buddha’s relics and Buddha’s disciples relics. The monastery is well-known locally as well as overseas. There are many Buddhist devotes from all around the world such as Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Malaysia come to pay respect to the Relics every day.

In addition, Sayadaw U Kittivara had travelled to many foreign countries such as Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Vietnam for promote and propagate the Buddhism. In order to give more devotes who are unable to pay respect Relics at his temple, He had donated and distributed the relics to many countries including Thailand ,Korea, Singapore,Taiwan, Indonesia, Laos, Vietnam,China and Malaysia for enshrinement. In year 2019 July 9th , Sayadaw U Kittivara attended the opening of Waki Relic Musuem in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and he was generosity presented 2,000kg of 2,500 years precious buddha relics and arahants relics to be enshrining in Waki Relic Musuem.

Throughout his life, Sayadaw had constructed many stupas and renovated ancient monasteries around the country. Venerable Sayadaw U Kittivara had been received the title of Aggamahasaddhammajotika-dhaja by the government of the Union of Myanmar in 2020 due to his efforts to promote Buddhism. Sayadaw U Kittivara has passed away at 11.45pm on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. He was 74.

President of WAKi Relic Museum Dr. Teo Choo Guan

President of WAKi Relics Museum 华琪舍利子博物馆主席 World Peace Ambassador 世界和平大使 M.A (Honorary Master Degree in Buddhist Studies) MCU University 荣誉佛学硕士 World Buddhism Contribution Award, Beijing 世界佛学杰出贡献奖 Pillar of Asoke Award, Thailand 阿育王石柱佛教贡献奖 Gold Phra Pathomched Award, Thailand 佛统塔金奖 International Tara Award, Thailand 国际绿度母奖

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Relics of Venerable Moggallana (The Foremost in Psychic Power)

目犍連 尊者 - 舍利子 (神通第一)

The Venerable Moggallana was being regarded as the “Foremost in Psychic Power” amongst Buddha’s ten Principal...

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Relics of Venerable Ananda (The Foremost in Hearing Many Teachings)

阿难陀 尊者 - 舍利子 (多闻第一)

The Venerable Ananda’s father was Amitodana the Sakiyan, brother of King Suddhodana; thus venerable Ananda was the cousin...

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Relics of Venerable Sariputta (The Foremost of Wisdom)

舍利弗 尊者 - 舍利子 (智慧第一 )

Venerable Sariputta , which means "Son of the Sari". He is one of the ten disciples principal.
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Relics of Venerable Bakkula (The Foremost in Health)

巴库拉 尊者 - 舍利子 (寿 命 第 一)

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Relics of Venerable Purnamaitrayaniputra (The Foremost in Spreading The Dharma)

富楼那 尊者 - 舍利子 (说法第一)

'Purnamaitrayaniputra" (Purna) is means boundless preaching and compassion. It is named after his parents.

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Relics of Venerable Anuruddha (The Foremost in Divine Insight)

阿那律 尊者 - 舍利子 (天眼第一)

Anuruddha was the cousin of Lord Buddha. In the beginning when venerable Anuruddha took refuge from the Buddha,venerable dozed...

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Relics of Venerable Upali ( The Foremost in Upkeeping The Precepts )

优婆离 尊者- 舍利子(持律第一)

Venerable Upali followed Shakyamuni Buddha for his whole life. When Shakyamuni Buddha is still a prince, he was the barber of t...

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Relics of Venerable Rahula ( The Foremost in Esoteric Practices )

罗侯罗 尊者 - 舍利子 (密行第一)

Venerable Rahula in the Pali Cannon, translated as “obstacle” because Venerable was in his mother’s womb for...

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Relics of Venerable Katyayana ( The Foremost in Debating the Dharma )

迦旃延 尊者 - 舍利子 (议论第一)

Venerable Katyayana was born in Ujjayini, the capital of Avanti in Western India. In the beginning he was studying under his un...