Recommended Reading

Image of Burma’s Mass Lay Meditation Movement: Buddhism and the Cultural Construction of Power (Ohio RIS Southeast Asia Series)
Author: Ingrid Jordt
Publisher: Ohio University Press (2007)
Binding: Paperback, 272 pages
Image of From the Land of Green Ghosts: A Burmese Odyssey
Author: Pascal Khoo Thwe
Publisher: Harper Perennial (2003)
Binding: Paperback, 336 pages
Image of Finding George Orwell in Burma
Author: Emma Larkin
Publisher: Penguin Books (2006)
Binding: Paperback, 304 pages

Music Played

Image of Awakening
Artist: Joseph Curiale, Joseph Curiale, The Royal Philhramonic Orchestra/Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields, Dod Severinsen (trpt.), Ralph Morrison (violin), Mike Miller (guitar)
Label: Orchard Road
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Artist: Various Artists
Label: World Music Library
Image of Gone to Earth
Artist: David Sylvian
Label: Caroline
Image of White Elephants & Golden Ducks
Artist: Various Artists
Label: Shanachie

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is an assistant professor of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, former Buddhist nun, and author of Burma's Mass Lay Meditation Movement.