Author Archives: Metta In Action

Being Family

When Marjo and I offered your dana to Daw Yuzana for the Metta Ywa Nunnery and School in early December, she gave me the wonderful gift of a bolt of cotton fabric that had come from Bodh Gaya. So I … Continue reading

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Vision and Vitality

Hospitals. We tend to take them for granted. In most places, if we have a health crisis at home or at work, a hospital is within easy reach by car or ambulance. And many of us who live in or … Continue reading

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Adding Kindness to the World

Marjo is on her way home, after a whirlwind few days of visits and donations. The visits we make this time of year are as much a joy as the donations, as we take the time to reconnect, see what’s … Continue reading

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2019-2020 Donations are Underway

We – Ayya Virañani and Marjo, who are now in Yangon –  are thrilled to begin distributing your donations from this year. It brings us great joy to be the conduits and messengers of your metta, knowing that whatever you … Continue reading

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2018-2019 Updates are Up!

We are gathering ‘on the ground’ here in Myanmar later this month, to begin offering your 2019-2020 donations to nuns, children, schools, and healthcare. Ayya Virañani is already in Yangon, and the rest of us will be arriving through November … Continue reading

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New Updates Are Posted

Although the our posts on this blog are sporadic, our activity ‘on the ground’ in Myanmar hasn’t slowed down at all! We’re now gearing up to offer your donations from 2017, and most of the updates from last year’s distribution … Continue reading

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2015 Updates and New Photos

We are in the process of adding new images from this year to our photo gallery and have recently uploaded stories and news about our 2014-15 donations to the webpage. So we invite you to participate in our offerings:  simply … Continue reading

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2015 Flooding in Burma Exacerbates Ongoing Need

This year’s heavy monsoon rains and resulting floods received much media attention–for a while. Although the eye of the world has now moved on to other stories, of course the suffering in Burma that resulted from the deluge did not … Continue reading

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The 2014 Updates are here…and 2015 updates are in progress

As usual this time of the year, we are all busy with our ‘other’ work–work other than Metta In Action, that is. But much of what we do now is no less important than the work we do in Burma. … Continue reading

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A second 2014 update

We are happy to post for your enjoyment the second update about our activities in Burma over this last year. Although it is a time of great change and opportunity for many in this beautiful country, need levels for those … Continue reading

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