Burma, spiritual reserve of Buddhism

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


The Kandawgyi Festival

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


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…


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…


Manuha Temple

It is difficult to make a selection of the temples in Bagan as they all have…


The petrified forest of Kakku

Kakku is about three hours drive from Inle Lake in Shan State hills on the…


Shwezigon Paya

His huge golden dome was visible from the distance, and once there we…


Secret Burma, the country of the giant Buddhas

I’ve mentioned in previous posts, talking about Burma and Buddhism is…