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Pilgrim Fishes

Pilgrim fishes being fed by festival goers A large tributary of the Ayeyarwady rivers flows in from the west near the township of Pwintphyu in the Magway Division of Central Myanmar. This is the Mon Chaung. Pwintphyu is also famous for one of the most venerated...

Tread Softly When You Go To Zee Oh

The biggest Ingyinn tree in the forest The Zee Oh Thit Hla junction There is a village by the name of Zee Oh,about 12 kilometres off the main Bagan-Kyaukpadaung Highway. And an old growth forest beside it. A sign posted at the entrance will point the way for...

The Holy Month Of Waso

The rains had arrived in our land. The lakes and the ponds are full and the mighty Ayeyarwady River rushes down towards the delta with renewed force. The farmers are wholly engaged in their paddy fields, heedless of the lashing torrents that come down from the dark...

Taungbyone Festival:A relic from the ancient past

ancient past 3 Aug The two vacant bricks “Our 2 most revered masters, thank you for your benevolence to your humble servants in the past and we pray that you will continue to do so in the future too”. The all too familiar incantations from the believers and followers...