As Myanmar is known as the land of Pagoda and the most Buddhism flourishing country in South East Asia, the remains of many sacred sites, ancient cities, monumental religious edifices and architectural wonders are awaiting for pilgrims far and near around the globe.
Buddhism is the most represented religion in Myanmar: over 80% of the population practices the Theravada branch of this ancient religion! Because Myanmar is considered to be one of the most devout Buddhist nations in the world, Buddhism is a central part of any traveller’s visit to Myanmar.
Pagodas and temples dot Myanmar’s landscapes, from city centres to remote islands and mountaintops. Understanding and discovering Buddhist culture may be done with guided tours of pagodas or even a mere walk through any town. Must-see temples include Yangon’s glittering Shwedagon Pagoda and Bagan’s thousands of ancient structures. Since Buddhism is such an integral part of life in Myanmar, travellers will learn and practice the traditions associated with the religion, such as meditation and the removal of shoes before entering a temple. Ask your tour operator about options for discovering more about Buddhism in Myanmar during your trip.
The World richest and most impressive Buddhist monument, the Shwe Dagon pagoda, more than 5000 ancient temples and stupas in 10th century Archaic logical Bagan , finest wooden architecture in Mandalay. And also other Myanmar pilgrimages site have been included Golden Rock (Kyaikhtiyoe) Pagoda situated in Mon Sate, Kekku Pagoda and Inle Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda in Shan State as well as the famous many pagodas have been at Mrauk U & Sittwe in Rakhine Sate. Other many of Pagodas Images are spreading the whole parts of Myanmar and each has their own true history and legends.
The Origin of Theravada Buddhism come from India in ancient Kingdom Since 11th Century. under the guidance of of Monk s or Laymen, the teaching method is not only by learning, reading, or scriptures, but also in practising in Meditation centres. Any Interested party are invite to join minimum a week of meditation courses with compulsory to stay at the center. The centre has an comfortable arrangement by guiding course with English Interpreter and provide a facility to stay at center. Most of Centre have different discourses of Vipassana meditation but with same objectives to be emancipation from all suffering.
In Myanmar, there have many meditation centre but our A I Link Travels follow the ways of Pak Auk Forest Monastery. We are focusing and specialize in the pilgrimage tour who interesting the Buddhist religious and wants to meditate in Buddhist centre.
Pa-Auk Forest Monastery (Pa-Auk Tawya in Burmese) is a forest monastery in the Theravāda tradition, with emphasis on the teaching and practice of meditation.
The meditation taught at Pa-Auk Tawya is based on the instructions by The Buddha as found in the Tipiṭaka (the Pāli Canon) and its commentaries.
The 2 main languages of instruction for foreigners are English and Chinese.
The diet at Pa-Auk Tawya is vegetarian, with specially prepared food for the foreigners that contains less oil and spices than the regular food. Since the food is provided daily by that day’s donors, there are no facilities for providing special diets.
Thus, our company welcomed many more pilgrimage and religious tour groups from many countries to MYANMAR which is happily to offer with a pretty affordable rate and high quality and personalized services.
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