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    The Sacred Shwedagon Pagoda

    13. December 2009

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    The Sacred Shwedagon Pagoda
    “....it is called Dogonne, and it is of a wonderful bignesse, and all gilded from the foot to the toppe...it is the fairest place, as I suppose, that is in all the world; it standeth very high, and there are foure ways to it, which all along are set with trees of fruits, such wise that a man may goe in the shade above two miles in length....” this is considered as the most important section of the report which was made by a Ralph Fitch. He was an English man and made the report in the year 1586 after his visit to the pagoda. Location The Swedagon temple is located in the capital of Yangaon city. The pagoda is positioned on the sacred Singuttara Hill. If you really wan t to know the reason behind the construction of the pagoda would are definitely required to know more about the Buddhist  [...]

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    The Great Sage Aka Maha Muni Enclosed In The Pagpoda

    11. December 2009

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    The Great Sage Aka Maha Muni Enclosed In The Pagpoda
    In is told in various stories regarding Buddha that, once upon a time he went to Dhannavati as he wanted to teach the people living there. Today the Dhannavati region is positioned at the northern region of the Rakhine province in Myanmar/Burma. The King of Dhannavati named Candra-Suriya had requested Lord Buddha to leave behind his image for the well-being of the people of the region. Later Gautam Buddha sat 7 days for meditation beneath a tree of Bodhi, at the same king Sakka, who is considered as the “king of the gods” made a full-scale figurine of Lord Buddha that was very much beautiful. Buddha was satisfied with the representation and certain to instill it with his religious spirit for a phase of 5 thousand years. According to the very old customs, only 5 resemblance of Lord  [...]

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