A young Buddhist monk in Myanmar. Not surprisingly, Buddhist themes and the monastic life feature in The Long Road to Wisdom, a collection of Burmese folk tales. Photo: Shutterstock

Burmese folk tales: short stories about love, faith, trust and the power of astrology in Myanmar

  • Infused by Buddhist themes but ultimately about the human condition, the book’s 54 stories are engaging and enlightening
  • The Long Path to Wisdom is the work of a German author who first visited the former British colony more than 20 years ago
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A young Buddhist monk in Myanmar. Not surprisingly, Buddhist themes and the monastic life feature in The Long Road to Wisdom, a collection of Burmese folk tales. Photo: Shutterstock
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