Asia

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This booklet written by Roger Bischoff is intended to offer a short history of Buddhism in Myanmar from its origins through the country's loss of independence to Great Britain in the late nineteenth century.

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Every country or every race has its own moral culture which is the characteristic of that country or that race. As for Myanmar, it has its own culture which is based on Buddhism. This text is concerned with Buddhist moral manners, namely: courtesy (Polite manners), gentleness in speech (Verbal politeness) and good thought (Mental politeness).

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Information on Chanmyay Yeiktha, Mahasi Yeiktha and other popular centres in Myanmar, their abbots and teachings.

City: Puchong
Federal State: Selangor
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The Support Network for Women Renunciants in Malaysia and Singapore has been established to help improve the conditions for Theravada nuns residing in these countries (regardless of nationality).

The Network has been established by monastics and lay devotees working together with the intention of bringing women renunciants and their lay supporters into closer contact, so that their monastic lives can be adequately sustained.

The Network also intends to do educational work amongst the local populations to improve their understanding of the history of women renunciants, and their vital role in the life of the Dispensation (Sasana) of the Buddha.

City: Fang
Federal State: Chiang Mai
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The temple is under the guidance of Abbot - Dr. Apisit Pingchaiyawat.
Foreigners can stay at the temple, on a donation only basis,and experience temple life, hear the Dhamma from a monk and learn Vipassana Meditation.