Category: Memories

Articles on reflection of the past and things to remember

Trip to Sit-Tway (Western Burma) (Myauk Oo) Part (Five) by Junior Win

(“The Sakyamanaung Pagoda was built by the King Thiridhammayarzar and his Queen NatShinMay in AD 1629.”) We headed next to the Sakyamanaung Pagoda. There were many scriptures represented strangest figures like ogres. They stood big! They guarded the pagoda with much…

Alice in Wonderland in Burmese for Third Edition with Burmese Illustrations by Junior Win

(Illustrated by Maung Yit, Translated by Junior Win.) Here my translation in Burmese of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland for the third edition now appeared. Thanks to my brother, Maung Yit – my twin brother for his illustrations of Alice…

The Adventure of My Practising Sunlun Method of Vipassana Meditation (4) by Junior Win

To every meditation session, we had to sit cross legs. Breathe hard for 50 minutes, and another 50 minutes for watching sensation of pain, cramp, ache, numbness, heat or cold arisen in the body. For those total 100 minutes, we…

Wishing Days are Over by Junior Win

(Sunlun Vipassana Monastery.) The head of the Sunlun Vipassana Meditation Centre, Venerable Sayadaw U Wara returned from the Kyaukpadaung and a short visit to Maymyo (Mandalay Division, Burma) on the 7th January of 2019. After His final visit from the…