120 a In the Land of Pagodas
Usually the food is good, having been begged from door to door from a liberal people who are glad to get merit by feeding the priests. When the time is up the boys may return home, as
The Boys Attend the Priests and Learn their Lessons at the Kyaung
most of them do; or they may remain and after ten years become priests and live an easy and meditative life. The priest must forego the joys of home and family, but he has a part in much of the pleasures of his people, since all good times are had in the name of religion.
Meanwhile the little girl is helping motherMeanwhile the little girl is helping mother