The Sule Pagoda, Burma
The Sule Pagoda according to Buddhist legends was built during the time of Buddha. It is one of the oldest pagodas of Burma and is said to be more than 2500 years old. The pagoda was built during the reigning period of the legendary King Okkalap of Burma. The pagoda is believe..
Bodhi Tataung - The Abode of A Thousand Buddhas
Bodhi Tataung in Burma is a venerable place of worship and reverences for Buddhists the world over. It is most famous for the gigantic Buddha statue, which looms over the rest of the site like a custodian overseeing the Holy Grail. There is an interest..
A Brief Historical Framework of Burma's Former Seat of Government
The 120-year-old Minister's Building, formerly known as the Secretariat Building was the seat of government during colonial era of British occupied Burma. The structure was built in the late 1800's and is one of Burma's prized histori..
The Bodhi Tataung of Myanmar
Bodhi Tataung in Myanmar is referred to as the 'land of the thousand Buddhas'. It is situated around 25 kilometers away from Monywa Town. The area where it is situated is planted with a thousand Bodhi trees with a meditating statue of Buddha placed under each tree. The B..
The Magnificent Thanboddhay Paya
Elegant and magnificent in style, the Thanboddhay Paya stands as an exemplary work of art by the modern Buddhist architecture. The pagoda is sited approximately 20 kilometers before you reach the town of Monwya. It is on the way to Monwya town. The temple complex is ..
The Golden Aung Setkya Paya
The Golden Aung Setkya Paya is one of the most revered Buddhist temples of Bodhi Tataung. The gilded 430 feet stupa pagoda is a shimmering architecture of gold. The pagoda is embellished around by 1060 small zedis. The gold structure is even taller than the 129 feet tall ..
The Infinite Magnificence of the Reclining Buddha
While the Bodhi Tataung in Burma is synonymous with its 129 meter tall Buddha statue, located in close proximity to it is another crown jewel that draws Buddhists and tourists alike from far and wide. The 95 meter long reclining Buddha statue is a sc..