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Mrauk U Kingdom Late Phase Pagodas

Mrauk U Kingdom Late Phase Pagodas

Mrauk U Kingdom Late Phase - Introduction The Mrauk U Kingdom late phase began in about 1600 at the end of Min Phaloung's reign (1571-1593) and the beginning of King Kamoung's. King Thiri Thudhamma reigned next and then his son, King Okkalapa. This...

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Later Monuments of Mrauk U Kingdom Middle Phase

Later Monuments of Mrauk U Kingdom Middle Phase

Andaw-Thein Andaw-thein was built during King Sajaka’s reign, 1515-1521. Min Palaung restored it twice, once in 1534 and again in 1542. After that, Min Raza Gri needed a place to put the precious gift of the Buddha's tooth from Sri Lanka. This...

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Koe-thaung Pagoda, Mrauk-U Kingdom Middle Phase

Koe-thaung Pagoda, Mrauk-U Kingdom Middle Phase

As an introduction, King Min Bin is also referred to as King Mong Bar Gre, the donor of Shit-taung. King Tikkha, also spelled Dikkha, was king for 3 years after his father died. He donated Koe-Thaung during his short reign. The temple was built in 1553 and...

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Shit-taung Pagoda, Mrauk U Kingdom Middle Phase

Shit-taung Pagoda, Mrauk U Kingdom Middle Phase

Shit-taung Pagoda Shit-taung means 80,000, which is a rounded number of the 84,000 images enshrined all over India by King Ashoka the Great, who was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty, and ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from c.?268 to 232...

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Mrauk U Kingdom Middle Phase

Mrauk U Kingdom Middle Phase

King Min Bin and the beginning of Mrauk U Kingdom Middle Phase During the time of King Henry VIII’s reign in England, Min Bin’s reign in AD 1531 marked the beginning of the Mrauk U Kingdom Middle Phase, also referred to as the second Golden Mrauk U period....

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Mrauk U Kingdom First Phase

Mrauk U Kingdom First Phase

This post covers the Mrauk U Kingdom First Phase, as described by Pamela Gutman, lasting from 1430 to 1531 [p. 85, Burma's Lost Kingoms]. Le-Myet-Hna, Nyi-Daw, Mahabodhi Shwe-Gu, Htupayon, and Nibuzza are included here. Pizi Phara is also considered part...

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