Asia

Description:

On-line book which is exactly what the title promises, plus other useful information such as travel tips and ordination procedures. However, as it is a 1994 edition, some information could be out of date.

See also: http://www.hdamm.de/buddha/mdtctr01.htm

For updated info see: http://www.retreat-infos.de/page95/page95.html

Information on Buddhist travel in Thailand based on fieldwork conducted from August 2009-September 2010:

http://wanderingdhamma.wordpress.com/buddhist-travel-in-thailand/

 

Description:

The aim of the society is to conduct Vipassana discourses annually as well as to perform various religious activities under the guidance of our Venerable Chanmyay Sayadaw. The main aims are as follows.

1. To create a meditation center for the yogis to practice meditation any day whole year round.

2. To have residing Sayadaws who can teach Vipassana meditation in English, Burmese and Chinese.

3. To conduct teaching sessions on Buddhism, Burmese tradition and Culture, and Myanmar language to overseas Myanmar children.

Description:

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).

Description:

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

Description:

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.