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Kou Ka or Symbol of seven-day-born (Junior Win)

‘Kou’Ka’ ‘Kou’Ka’, a kind of a long thin paper flag on which Seven-day-born symbols and their sketches are made, tied at bamboo stick, which gives all the seven-day-born safety and health. It was also a long flag on which Seven-day-born…

Meaningful and Colorful – Junior Win

(Pilgrim preferred Eugenias, and also others meaningful things to offer at the foot of the pagoda.) Thingyan Pots not only exist for Thingyan festival and Burmese New Year, but also a set of flowers or leaves for Seven-Day-Born are always…

Tha Pyay(Eugenia) – Junior Win

(Bonsai at the monastery.) ThaPyay(Eugenia) is not only common chosen leaves for Thingyan Pot, but also for offering at the pagoda in honor of the stupa where Buddha’s relics enshrined. It is a symbol of love, peace, success and kindness.…

Today Thingyan Pot (Junior Win)

Here, what I chose a set of leaves and flowers for the Burmese Thingyan Pot. (Let red rose, and red paper flowers be arranged attractively, and others also added by the law of Burmese alphabets.) Collecting flowers, and leaves from…

Thingyan Pot for Burmese New Year (Junior Win)

  (Thingyan Pot Illustration by Maung Yit.) To welcome the Burmese New Year, having ‘Thingyan Pot’ plays the important part in our Burmese life. Placing ‘Thingyan Pot’ in front of our house, and to welcome Tha-Gyar-Min (King of the celestials),…

May Nyane opens Burmese Language School

May Nyane opens Burmese Language School (MoeMaKa, April 18th 2017)   May Nyane , one of Burmese writer and contributor to MoeMaKa News Group from Maryland starts her own Burmese languare school online. On her leaflet, she stated as follows;…

Thin-gyan-Memory (Junior Win)

Tha-Gyar-Min (Tha-Gyar-Min has with  two parchments (Gold plate and Dog-hide) when he comes down to the human abode. Illustration Credit – Maung Yit) According to folklore, Tha-Gyar-Min, king of the celestials, will be on a visit to the human abode…

Literary Award Ceremony 2017 by Junior Win

(On 18th February 2017, I was attending the Tun Foundation Literary Award Ceremony.) The 11th Tun Foundation literary award ceremony was held on 18th February 2017 at the Myanmar Banks Association in Yankin Township, Yangon, Burma. Among those winning books,…

A Glimpse to the Noble Myanmar Literary Festival 2017 by Junior Win

A Glimpse to the Noble Myanmar Literary Festival 2017 by Junior Win    (Noble-Myanmar Literary Festival board was standing outside the theatre.) Today, I was at the National Theatre to wonder around the Noble Myanmar Literary Festival 2017. It was held…

Junior Win – The Medicine Night

(The silver super moon we saw last night on the full moon day of Tahsaungtaing.) Families in Burma gathered in front of their door, all together looked at the full moon in the dark sky, waiting the time as the…