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BURMESE MONKS' UNCANNY PREDICTIONS
- Subject: BURMESE MONKS' UNCANNY PREDICTIONS
- From: moe@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 20 Oct 1997 17:05:00
STRAAITS TIMES 21/10/97
Myanmar monk's uncanny prediction
SOME years ago, when national marathoner Yvonne Danson was in Myanmar, she
was told that she would not succeed on the South-east Asia stage.
At first she brushed that aside as just another reading of her palms.
But after what happened at the 19th SEA Games in Jakarta yesterday, the
38-year-old is having second thoughts.
"There can be no rational explanation for this. Except maybe to begin
the monk from Myanmar was right.
"It was one of those small temples that I just happened to walk in and
there he was
reading palms. I told myself why not?
"And he was very close with all the details. He said that I drove a red
car to work --
which was right. And he guessed my daily routine rather accurately. It
"Then he said that South-east Asia was never going to be good for me.
That I will
not taste success in the region.
"Then I dismissed it. But after this happened, not once but twice, I am
feel that maybe I should go and see him again. Someone has put a curse
on me or
"It is so funny how specific he was and there can be no other
explanation for this. I
don't believe in these things but now I am not too sure."