Detail of Indian block printing on fabric / April 2007
“May we be completely free from all danger,
may we be completely free from all grief,
may we be completely free from poverty,
may we have peace in heart and mind.”
~ 1000 Buddhist monks chanted this prayer for 15 minutes on Saturday after walking to the home where Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has been imprisoned for 12 years. Armed guards usually block the road, but they allowed the monks and an equal number of supporters in. Witnesses said Aung San Suu Kyi walked out with two other women and cried as she waved to the monks. Read more here.