Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Young Burmese nuns show their learning of the Buddha's teachings

"A few weeks later I arrived to Yangon, and next day I became a nun. The first few days I felt like I was in a movie or dreaming. Everything it was so amazing, so different and special. Just astonishing!

After 2,500 years, my life was now very similar to the life found at the time of the Buddha. I found incredible that they were able of keeping this purity here in Myanmar: the monks going for alms-round in a silent line at dawn, the offerings of people, the celebrations in full moon, the evening chantings, the sound of the gong..."

--Daw Uttara, Spanish nun

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