This is the fourth post about Phayartaung, in Myanmar, a place where smiles come easily and life has a especial taste, of old days, fresh air and love. Phayartaung Monastery is the heart of the village with the same name, a calm fishing village that lies on the banks of the Samkar lake (sometimes referred … Continue reading Tales of Phayartaung – The Village
This is the third post about Phayartaung, in Myanmar, a place where smiles come easily and life has a especial taste, of old days, fresh air and love. The history of Phayartaung Monastery is the story of Phom Phomgyi, the head master of the monastery. And his life is a history of devotion to provide … Continue reading Tales of Phayartaung – Phom Phomgyi
This is the second post about Phayartaung, in Myanmar, a place where smiles come easily and life has a especial taste, of old days and slow motion. The children are the main purpose of Phayartaung Monastery. It was because of them, to provide education for them, that Phom PhomGyi came to this place and … Continue reading The children of Phayartaung
Phayartaung is a hidden place where happiness is plenty and smiles come easily. This is one of those places that you would assume exists only in dreams, or in another dimension. A place where one can easily forget about the rest of the world and immerse in a flow of happiness and experience a low-pace … Continue reading Tales of Phayartaung – the monastery
Isso acontece com frequência, você muda por trabalho, estudo, amor, seja o que for, mas... a cidade não corresponde às suas expectativas, ou simplesmente muitas pequenas coisas te irritam, e você sente que ali não é o seu lugar! Bom, isso já aconteceu comigo inúmeras vezes, e aconteceu agora com Kuala Lumpur, onde estou há quase … Continue reading Você mudou e não pára de reclamar da cidade, o que fazer?
Kuala Lumpur is known by its magnificent towers and the modern landscape, but it is surrounded by great parks where one can experience some taste of tropical forests. Today I visited one of these places, Frim - Forest Research Institute Malaysia. This is a research area, a man made forest, established in 1920. The complex … Continue reading Discovering Kuala Lumpur – Frim and Crown Shyness
The sun is rising over Samkar lake. The temperature is a bit chilly on the top of the hill, where the monastery sits and some fog covers the mountains. It is possible to hear children playing, talking, and studying… They are out and about and have been awake since 4:30. Their day begins when is … Continue reading Almsgiving – giver and receiver are one in this Buddhist ancient tradition