Bhikkhu Revata was born on 1st September 1971 in Mawlamyine, Myanmar. He is the eighth son of Oo Thar Tun and Daw Mya Sein.
In 1994, he graduated from the Yangon University with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degree, and establishing his own teaching room he made his living by teaching the computer technology in his native place for five years.
In 1999 November 10th, he was ordained a Thevavada bhikkhu at the Pa-Auk Meditation Centre (main). His preceptor is the Most Venerable Pa-Auk Sayadaw, U Acinna.
He practised meditation under the guidance of the Most Venerable Pa-Auk Sayadaw U Acinna, Sayadaw U Cittara and Venerable U Sila.
He learns and studies Pali literature and commentaries. He speaks Burmese, English and Thai.
He has been teaching meditation to local and foreign yogies – Thevavada bhikkhus, Mahayana bhikkhus and bhikkhunies, nuns, novices and layman from different countries since the year 2002 up to now at the Pa-Auk Meditation Centre.
He is an assistant teacher of the Most Venerable Pa-Auk Sayadaw. Teaching the local and foreign yogies, and training the successful ones to be teachers in the future is his responsibility as well.
He has delivered several English and Myanmar Dhamma talks both in and out of the country.
He wrote three books in native language with the Most Venerable Pa-Auk Sayadaw, and one in English, Awaken, Oh World! as well.
In 2005 he was invited to do meditation retreat in Singapore with the Most Venerable Pa-Auk Sayadaw. In 2008 he was invited to Korea for two months meditation retreate.
In the year 2008 he wrote a new book in his tongue, and it was already published.