Sayadaw U Rajinda was born on 30 November 1949 in Shwebo District, Myanmar. He became a novice monk (Samanera) at the age of 10 and then a fully ordained monk (Bikkhu) of Theravada Monastic Order at the age of 20.
After receiving the degree, Sasanadhajha Dhamma Cariya in Pali Scriptures in 1983, he taught Buddhist Scriptures for 2 years in Ye-U Town. This religious service was done as his gratitude to his learned teachers from Ye-U.
In 1986, the Sayadaw went to the Main Mahasi Meditation Centre in Yangon to practise Vipassana meditation, strictly following the techniques devised by Mahasi Sayadaw. He then served at the Centre for 2 years in various capacities under the supervision of Sayadaw U Panditabhivamsa.

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Sayadaw U Rajinda lahir pada bulan November 1949 di daerah Shwebo, Myanmar. Beliau ditabiskan pada umur 10 tahun sebagai samanera dan pada usia 20 tahun ditabiskan sebagai bhikkhu. Setelah menerima gelar Sasanadhajha Dhamma Cariya dalam Kitab Pali tahun 1983, Beliau juga mengajar kitab suci Buddist selama dua tahun di Ye-U Town.  Tahun 1986, Beliau belajar meditasi vipassana di pusat  Mahasi Meditation Centre di Yangon. Selanjutnya, Beliau juga membantu mengajar di pusat meditasi dibawah bimbingan Sayadaw U Panditabhivamsa. Beliau dikirim ke Penang tahun 1990 untuk mengajar meditasi di Malaysia Buddhist Meditation Centre selama tiga tahun, kemudian menjadi penasehat agama di Buddha Dhamma Mandala Society, Singapura tahun 1993. Beliau juga menjadi pendiri Satipatthana Meditation Centre (SMC), Singapura pada bulan April 2004.
Sayadaw U Rajinda