Posts Tagged ‘Ruby’

Mogok Ruby land, where my wife’s relatives Panthay or Chinese Muslims are staying

May 12, 2012

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Mogok Ruby land, where my wife’s relatives Panthay or Chinese Muslims stay

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Myanmar Chinese Muslim Masjids

January 3, 2011

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Panthays form a group of Chinese Muslims in Burma. Some people refer to Panthays as the oldest group of Chinese Muslims in Burma. However, because of intermixing and cultural diffusion the Panthays are not as distinct a group as they once were.

Panthay ( MLCTS: pan: se: lu myui: is a term used to refer to the predominantly Muslim Hui people of China who migrated to Burma. They are among the largest groups of Burmese Chinese, and predominantly reside in the northern regions of Burma (formerly known as Upper Burma), particularly in the Tangyan-Maymyo-MandalayTaunggyi area and Shan States.

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