How to Come

ThaBarWa center is located in the town of Thanlyin, South East of Yangon (Myanmar), between Kyite Khauk Pagoda and East Yangon University.

By Taxi

The center is easy to reach by a 1 hour drive from Sule Pagoda (~8’000 kyats) or 1:30 hour from the airport (~15’000 Kyats). Just show the map or the address to the taxi-driver. Alternative taxi services like Grab and Uber are available.

By Bus

The cheapest way would be by public transportation. Start from Sule Pagoda bus stop, Yangon center, just in front of Yangon city hall.

  1. Public Bus (31, ၃၁ in Burmese) – from Maha Bandula Park street, 1 block from Sule Pagoda, to Thanlyin Phayar Kone (1 hour, 200 Kyats). Ask the bus driver for “ThaBarWa Yekta”, generally they will help you to stop in the right place.
  2. Motorbike Taxi – From your arrival a motorbike taxi is suggested if you have heavy luggage with you. Ask for “ThaBarWa Yekta”, everybody is aware of the center in Thanlyin. Usually fares can be around 300-1000 Kyats, please ask the driver before.

There is also an airport shuttle from the airport to Sule Pagoda for 500 kyats.

When you will arrive at the center, please come to the registration office first.

Satipatthana Dhamma Hall for registration (ground floor)

Burmese and international volunteers will assist you to begin your stay in ThaBarWa.

If you need any help, please call either of us, at any time …

+95 9 69 440 30 29 Loïc (English, French, Spanish), WhatsApp available (+95 9 69 440 30 29).

+95 9 95 584 0605 John (English), WhatsApp available (+1-315-266-7267).

+95 9 25 004 7330 Sayalay Khema (English, French, Italian), WhatsApp available.

+95 9 61 160 6570 Uzin Ashin Thiri Dhamma (English, Burmese).

… we will be here for you.