Wednesday, December 16, 2015

2388. Myanmar travel stories: Dr Thin Thin Soe

Dec 5 to 14, 2015. I was in Yangon and Hinthada, Myanmar.
Dr Thin Thin Soe and Dr Thein Tun Aung had sponsored the following: Revitalisation of the pagoda with gold paint on Dec 11, the shaving of hair and becoming a monk for 3 days by Dr Thein Tun Aung, the Head Monk's birthday on Dec 12 with celebration shared with monks in the monastery, invited guests and any member of the public. Food is sponsored by them.

Some images are below.


Visiting Golden Rock






Celebrating the Monk's birthday









Dec 10, 2015  Visit to a Karen household 1 hour drive from Hinthada




 
 

 


 


Dec 11, 2015    Revitalisation of the pagoda. A new gold paint.





 




Dec 10 - 13, Dr Thein Tun Aung becomes a monk for 3 days. Hair shaving and ceremony in washing the face of Buddha. At 3 am, we went to a most beautiful pagoda to perform the ceremony















































Dec 13, 2015. Back to Yangon


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