Category: Memories

Articles on reflection of the past and things to remember

One Starves, We Starve by Junior Win

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) spread globally since the last two months. Still severe deaths were arising in some countries. There are no cases of COVID 19 heard in Burma until the 24th March announcement confirmed in Myanmar news. That announcement…

The Festival of Nationalities by Junior Win

 The Festival of Nationalities (They looked real! They wore their National dress, very colourful and good!) The festival of (Burmese) Nationalities or Myanmar Ethnics Culture Festival was held at Kyaik-ka-san sports ground situated at Bahan township, Saya San (north-east) Road,…

Light Events by Junior Win

(At Sunlun Gukyaung Monastery, 7th Mile, celebrating the Festival of Light!) This year 2019, 12th, 13th and 14th were three days of light, Thadingyut Festival, and 10th, 11th, 12th, Tahsaungmone Festival. We illuminated and light candles around our house, in…

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…