THE SPIRIT WORLD TAASA Monday Night Sydney Lecture Series – TAASA Review June 2019
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This article was originally found in the June 2019 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 28, Issue 2, Page 27).
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Monday 4 March 2019 Love the Buddha, Fear the Nat We were immediately drawn into the fascinating world of the nats in Myanmar by Dr Sally Bamford’s lively account of the legend of Maung Tinde, illustrating a typical nat story.
Nats are generally guardians of a particular location following a sudden violet death, and often associated with an occupation or particular group.
They are frequently native spirits or heavenly deities and their animist origins predate Buddhism...