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Thanlyin - East Yangon
All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 16
Persons: 60
Category: Other
Host ID: 58340
Country: Myanmar

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Last Updated: July 5, 2018

We serve as a Buddhist Meditation center and non-profit humanitarian organization working for a noble cause.

This center was established with unlimited access to people in need and is fulfilling their most crucial needs continually.

The center is open seven days a week. It is a sanctuary for people from all regions of Myanmar who desires to seek for refuge and to do meditation practice.

The center provides sanctuary for almost 3000 yogis, including homeless, helpless, infirm, refugees, etc.. Without discriminating as to age, health condition, gender, nationality, social status, religion, etc..

Food, lodging and teachings are provided free of charge.

Volunteers are welcomed to join us! Not only being able to have a chance to help our community but also get a chance to get in touch and learn the practice of meditation.

The center runs solely with the help of volunteers both for a short or long period of time. It is a place where volunteers can meditate, learn Dhamma and help with the daily needs of the Center. Volunteers can donate their skills, time and energy. Gain an experience to accumulate merits by being in a Buddhist environment and practicing meditation with others; all for a worthy cause and the well-beings of others.

We ask volunteers to follow the 5 Precepts during their stay and they are:

1) Not harming or killing any living being
2) Not taking what is not given
3) No sexual misconduct (no sexual activity allowed here)
4) No false speech (telling lies, slandering, harsh or abusive speech)
5) No taking intoxicants (alcohol drugs or substances that alter the consciousness)

Glimpse of volunteer activities that you can participate in:

1) Following the Monks in their daily alms round.

2) Helping in regular patient care

3) Helping in the Kitchen,Cooking for volunteers

4) Working with Local Children and Adults with English classes, Art etc.

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