Tag Archives: Burma

On Ants and the Meaning of Compassion – Between Myanmar and Ukraine

On Saving Lives It’s 05:00 am in  Panditarama Forest monastery situated not far from the city of Bago, Myanmar. We have just completed our morning meditation session and queue up to walk to the dining hall where we would have our … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Recollection of Generosity

I was asked a number of times what made me launch a public gratitude project. The simple answer is that I realized that intensive practice of generosity is literally mind blowing and simply had to share it with anyone who would … Continue reading

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My Teachers

Venerable U Vivekananda  The first encounter I had with Vipassana was through a disciple of Sayadaw U Vivekananda. It took three more years for us to meet and once we did I immediately “fell in love” with him and asked to be his … Continue reading

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Other Teachers and Inspirations

I would like to exert my utmost gratitude and appreciation to other teachers and inspiring teachers whose lives and work touched my heart very deeply. In particular I’m grateful to the Venerable  Mahasi Sayadaw, Venerable Sayadaw U-Pandita, Sayalay Baddha Manika in Panditarama … Continue reading

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