Whispers at the Pagoda: Portraits of Modern Burma
This text aims to provide insights into the daily lives of people of the traumatized and often forgotten land of Burma, through personal contacts over a wide range of Burmese society, in urban centres, monasteries and hilltribe villages.
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abbot areas asked Aung San Suu Bagan Bo Shwe British Buddhist Burmese army Burmese friend Burmese government Burmese military Candacraig Chinese clinic country's crackdown crowd cultural Cynthia Maung democracy movement DKBA doctors Dr Cynthia drug English ethnic forced labor foreign front hill human rights inside Burma Julie Sell jungle junta Kachin Karen KNLA kyat leader living longyi looked Mae Sot Mandalay marionette Maymyo ment military government minority tribes Mogok monastery monks months Mya Nyunt Myanmar Nobel Peace Prize official pagodas patients political pro-democracy puppeteers Rangoon recent refugee camps region Sammy San Suu Kyi Saw Meh Doh Shan SLORC smile soldiers stories streets struggle Tatmadaw Taungyo teacher Thai border Thailand Theravada Tin Hlaing tion told tourists town traditional trishaw Upper Burma village woman women Yi Yi young