Sadhus, ascetics from India and Nepal

Sadhus or holy men are inherent to the Hindu religion. The fourth phase in a…


Burma, spiritual reserve of Buddhism

In today’s Myanmar, formerly Burma, 89% of the population has got deep…


Sarnath and the wheel of Dharma

While Varanasi is the ultimate pilgrimage place for Hindus, only 10 kms from…


The Kandawgyi Festival

Actually the Kandawgyi Festival is the annual festival of the Phaung Daw Oo…


Cappadocia, discover the "land of beautiful horses"

So the Persians baptized long before Alexander the Great conquered it in the…


Pilgrims in Burma: Shwedagon Paya

Burma is a country of deep Buddhist convictions, since Buddhism arrived to the…


Pilgrims in Burma: Kyaiktiyo, the Golden Rock

In Mon State, about two hundred kilometers away from Yangon we will find the…


Pilgrims in Burma: Mahamuni Buddha

The venerated Mahamuni image, located in a Temple in Mandalay, is also known…


Taung Kalat, the home of the nats

Buddhism enjoys of a very good health in Burma, because as we know, around…


Kumbh Mela, the largest religious festival in the world

The Kumbh Mela is one of the major religious celebrations of Hinduism, and…


Bagan's timeless legacy

We woke up at dawn to head to the Ayeyarwadi river where we would take a boat…


Ananda Temple

Before the fall of Bagan, the capital came to own about 5000 temples, of which…