Goofaholix wrote:You can find good teachers in all three countries however Burma emphasises meditation more than the other two, in Thailand the emphasis tends to be on monastic life, and in Sri Lanka the emphasis tends to be on on study.
Sri Lanka/study = understanding the teachings of the Buddha
Thailand/monastic Life = renunciation
Burma/meditation = incorporating the teachings
They all seem equally important.
If I were to become slightly abstract, I could even relate them to the Triple Gem.
(Buddha) Sri Lanka/study = understanding the teachings of the Buddha
(Sangha) Thailand/monastic Life = renunciation
(Dhamma) Burma/meditation = incorporating the teachings
This is fun