Ashin Rahtapala was born in Budalin, Myanmar in 1957. He has studied in Pepin Tike, Monywa and Thayet-taw Tike,Yangon and he passed Pathamagyi Examination. He ordained at age of 20 in Thayet-taw Tike, Yangon. Since 1977 he stayed in Thailand, Singapore and finally live in United Kingdom since 1997.