Sayadaw U Kañcana
1962 : Born in Thayakpinwum Village, Shwe Bo Township, Sagaing Division, Myanmar.
1970-1976 : Ordained as a Sāmaṇera (Monastic notice) at native village monastery, and studied Pāḷi (Buddhist scripture).
1977-1993 : Ran family business as a lay man.
8 Dec 1993 : Higher ordained as a Theravada Bhikkhu at Pyidaw Tawya Monastery, Ye Oo Township, Sagaing Division, Myanmar, under the patronage of Sayadaw U Lakkhaṇa.
1994-1997 : Studied Buddhist literature and practise meditation under the guidance of Sayadaw U Lakkhaṇa at the same monastery.
1998-2001 : Practiced meditation at Pa Auk Tawya Meditation Main Centre.
2002 : Practising meditation and helping the practitioners as a significant instructor (meditation teacher) at Pa Auk Tawya Meditation Main centre at Mawlamyine, Mon state, Myanmar
2009 : Invited to Tusita Hermitage, Kuching as the main meditation teacher and Nissaya Teacher for Tusita Saṅgha.