Travel Tips

25 Jun 2015

Do's & Don't in Myanmar

DO's

  • "Mingalarbar" when meeting each other
  • "U" (for male) in front of the names for adult persons
  • "Daw" (for female) in front of the names for adult persons
  • Wear decent clothes to the pagodas or monasteries
  • Let the oldest be served first
  • Show respect to monks, novices and nuns
  • Offer articles with both hands
  • Keep the feet on the ground
  • Bend a bit when crossing close in front of the elders
  • Dress and act decent
  • Speak slowly and clearly
  • Take your bag with you at the hotel
  • Seek permission on retrieving an article above a person's head
    Bring some medicines to be safe
  • Behave in a proper manner

DON'Ts

  • Don't wear the shoes and shorts at the pagodas and monasteries
  • Don't sit with back against Buddha Image
  • Don't offer to shake hands with a monk
  • A woman should not touch a monk
  • Avoid being a nuisance when taking photograph
  • Don't handle Buddha Images or sacred object with disrespect
  • Don't keep Buddha Images or sacred objects in inappropriate places
  • Don't step on a monk's shadow
  • Don't touch anybody on the head
  • Don't touch a woman on any part of the body
  • Don't point a finger straight in the face
  • Don't step over any part of the person
  • Don't gamble
  • Don't go where you are advised not to go
  • Avoid use trafficking, handling, procession of Narcotic drugs
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