Category: Buddhist News

Faith Seekers in the Land of Pagodas

In the fading sunlight over the golden-domed, Shwedagon Pagoda in the middle of Yangon, Myanmar’s former capital city, a group of about twenty people sat across from one of the giant Buddha statues, their palms together in prayer. They were Indonesian Buddhists, who had travelled all the way to pay their respects to the stupa which historians and archeologists claim…