There are many meditation centers around in Myanmar. Mahasi Meditation Centre is one of the famous and popular meditation centers in Myanmar.
Mahasi Meditation Centre is located in Hermitage Avenue on Kabar Aye Pagoda Road. There are more than one hundred buildings on the ground for housing the meditation teachers and Yogis (Meditation trainees). Both men and women are provided with complete retreat facilities. All of the foreign yogis seeking admission should be ready and willing to do the full time vipassana meditation according to the rules and regulations of the meditation center.
Breakfast is the same for vegetarian or non-vegetarian. Lunch are served at the centre have to keep the eight precepts and one of the eight precepts is to abstain from eating food after 12:00 noon. All of the meditation trainees either Local people or foreigners are not allowed to eat anything after 12:00 noon. But soft drinks are allowed. All Yogis must keep the eight precepts during their stay at the Meditation Center. Meditation teachers will be explained the rules.
In this way, each Yogi will acquire the guidance of personal attention throughout the course and will have the opportunity of perceiving and sufficient meditation knowledge.
Only Myanmar longyi (Sarong) must be worn during the meditation period. That is comfortable also.
Another meditation centre is Chan Mye Yeik Thar Meditation Centre, also located on Kabar-aye Pagoda Road. Facilities and all of the rules and regulations are same as mentioned above.
We will be pleased to render our service for application procedures to the center and we will also arrange transfer and accommodation during meditation if you requested to our service. And then visit extend to Bagan, Mandalay and Inle lake can be follow later or before the retreat is other worth visiting.
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