THE PRIEST’S PETITION (Told on the Pagoda TALES OF BURMAH, 1895) by Mimosa

IT was the custom for the heir to the throne of the kingdom of Ava to be placed, while young, in a monastery with the priests, to be instructed in a manner suitable to the position that he was destined to occupy. Prince Min Goung, while a boy, was put under the special care of … Continue reading THE PRIEST’S PETITION (Told on the Pagoda TALES OF BURMAH, 1895) by Mimosa