Burmese Monks Distracted By Modern Technology

In 2012, mobile phones had started to become widely available in Burma. I remember being very surprised at seeing monks obsessed with their mobile phones, as this photo demonstrates.
Burmese Monks Distracted By Modern Technology

Jump to 2016, smart phones are now everywhere. Within just one year, there was a 50% increase in the number of smart phone subscribers in Burma. It is progress, but I can’t help but feel that something has been lost.

Buddhism & The Modern Age, Burma
Photography by El-Branden Brazil

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