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Photo Essay: Guardian of Drunkards and Gamblers © Aung Zaw Myo, Bo Gyi, Moe Myint San, & Thar Nge Most people in Myanmar say there is nothing to believe and worship to, except Buddha, but there are some people who believe in Nats, spirits. According […]

Photo Essay: Ashura Yangon © Moe Myint San

Photo Essay: Ashura Yangon© Moe Myint San Yom Ashura or Ashura (Arabic: عاشوراء‎ ʻĀshūrā’) is the tenth day of Muḥarram, the first month in the Islamic calendar.[3] For the majority of Shia Muslims Ashura marks the climax of the Remembrance of Muharram,[3] and commemorates the death of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, at the Battle […]

Photo Essay: Holi Mandalay  © Bo Gyi Holi is a popular ancient Hindu festival, originating from the Indian subcontinent. It is celebrated predominantly in India and Nepal but has also spread to other areas of Asia and parts of the Western world through the diaspora […]

Photo Essay: Living Colours © Chan Nyein Aung As a saying “Life is like a box of crayons”, we are living in a colourful world. Some will be able to appreciate it and some may not, regardless colours do play a great part in the […]

Photo Essay: Raining Days © Moe Myint SanEdited & Text by: Chit Min Maung (http://www.cmmaung.me) This is the ongoing and all about “Raining Days”. As well as part of the photo essay “Bad Weather” which will cover for all major seasons from Myanmar. We everyday […]

Photo Essay: Believers © Kaung Khant WinEdited by: Chit Min Maung (http://www.cmmaung.me) The Thimithi (Tamil: தீமிதி[1][2]Kundam)[3] or firewalking ceremony is a Hindu festival originating in Tamil Nadu, South India that is celebrated a week before Deepawali, during the month of Aipasi (or Aippasi) of the Tamil […]

Photo Essay: Thimithi Festival In Yangon © Thar NgeEdited & Text by: Chit Min Maung (http://www.cmmaung.me) The Thimithi (Tamil: தீமிதி[1][2]Kundam)[3] or firewalking ceremony is a Hindu festival originating in Tamil Nadu, South India that is celebrated a week before Deepawali, during the month of Aipasi […]