This is how monks or anybody traditionally learns something by rote memory. The monks will usually do…

This is how monks or anybody traditionally learns something by rote memory. The monks will usually do this for eight or nine hours per day. This shot was from Varanasi Monastery in Yangon area. 

This is how monks or anybody traditionally learns something by rote memory. The monks will usually d

Article by Bhikkhu Subhuti

Bhikkhu Subhuti is an American Buddhist Monk with roots in both Sri Lanka and Myanmar Forest Traditions. He currently resides in Myanmar but his heart sometimes floats back to Kauai, HI where he spent six months in 2015.