Category: Memories

Articles on reflection of the past and things to remember

A Memory Of My Grandparents by Junior Win

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A Memory Of My Grandparents by Junior Win This ebook is to mark the hundredth anniversary of my grandparents – U Khin Maung Latt (Chief editor of the Working People’s Daily (1963-1968), and (Daw) Khin Myo Chit (writer of Colourful…

A Glimpse of Mount Meru by Dhamma Beri Ashin Viriya (Taung Soon) (Translated by U Hla Min)

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A Glimpse of Mount Meru by Dhamma Beri Ashin Viriya (Taung Soon) (Translated by U Hla Min) For the return trip from Fort Wayne, Indiana (with a sizeable number of people from the “Golden Land”), I had booked the (early)…

Hledan Days (Junior Win)

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Hledan Days (Junior Win) The Dream Village That was once  ‘Aung Chan Thar’ As the bus conductor calls out ‘Hledan bus stop’, one has only to get down and ask to be guided to Aung Chan Thar street, and you…

I Remember by Junior Win

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Satya Narayan Goenka ( February 7, 1924 – September 29, 2013) Having heard the news of his death, I remembered him as one of the meditation masters who held the meditation center called ‘Dhamma Zawti Yeiktha Vipassana Meditation Center at…

The Unforgettables by Junior Win

    The nineteenth of July 1947 was a day we shall not easily forget. Our grandparents always said it was the day of tears and mourns. ‘Everywhere in the city, on buses, on trains and in the market places…

A Letter to my Grandmother by Junior Win

    A Letter to my Grandmother   ‘One of the highlights of the season in Rangoon is the Shwedagon Pagoda festival celebrated on the grounds around the hill where stands the great pagoda.’ heard from you, grandma, long ago. Today 2600th anniversary of…