Category: Memories

Articles on reflection of the past and things to remember

The Adventure of my Practising Sunlun Way of Vipassana Meditation (5) by Junior Win

‘You are not alone’ ‘We are the same’ There were three meditation sessions daily, at 7o’clock in the morning, at 12:30, and lately at 7 o’clock in the evening at the Sunlun Meditation Centre, 7th Mile. The people could come…

The Adventure of my Practising Sunlun WAy of Vipapssana Meditation Part (4) by Junior Win

Meditation is Meditation! We tried to go to the Sunlun monastery and practising Sunlun way of Vipassana meditation in the morning session. Apart from some busy days, we do not miss to go. Sit in the place and shut tight…

A Trip to Myauk-Oo (Sit-Tway, Western Burma) part (Six) by Junior Win

(The inside images of Mingalarmanaung Pagoda.) (Goodbye dear little sheep! Sweet dream!) After an hour of wandering around the Mingalarmanaung Pagoda, we decided to return. The return-walking never tired us. I could not help looking back the road I trod…

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…