Category Archives: 03-March 2015

Nat Shrines

Reading through our itinerary I kept asking myself what are Nats and why do they have shrines. So here is what I found on the subject. Nats are the spirits worshiped uniquely by Burmese. They are the equivalent to catholic

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Buddhism – Vietnam/Myanmar

As a follow up to my posts from last week, I briefly mentioned the influence of Buddhism in both countries.  How did the religion flow there all the way from India?  Through contact with surrounding countries like China and India. 

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