Le-Myet-Hna and Nyi-Daw

Le-Myet-Hna and Nyi-Daw

Le-Myet-Hna or Lay-myut-nha Four sided pagoda built in 1430 by King Min Saw Mun. This stupa is square in plan, but with an “inverted bowl,” as described in “Famous Monuments of Mrauk U” by Myar Aung (2007). It was built with heavy sandstone blocks. This central stupa...
Sukhothai, 15th century Buddha Image

Sukhothai, 15th century Buddha Image

In late 2005, during a trip to Bangkok, we visited the Prasart Museum on the outskirts of the city. This continually expanding museum is the realization of Prasart Vongsakul. His lifelong love of Thai antiquities matched with his years of being a successful...