Shite-thaung Temple

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info The Shai-thaung Temple Rakhine elocution: likewise spelled Shitthaung is a celebrated sanctuary in Mrauk U. The name signifies 'Sanctuary of 80,000 Buddha Images', and is otherwise called the 'Sanctuary of Victory'.

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The sanctuary was inherent 1535–1536 by King Min Bar to celebrate his success of Bengal. It is situated on the western face of Pokhaung Hill, north of the Royal Palace, and contiguous the Andaw-thein Temple. It is run of the mill of the numerous Buddhist sanctuaries found in Burma: a focal ringer molded stupa, encompassed by four littler stupas at the corners, and a huge number of considerably littler stupas encompassing them. At the east of the sanctuary, there is a current (however around 75 years of age) expansion of a flight of stairs and tazaung.

There is a focal lobby at the heart of the sanctuary, which can be effortlessly gotten to. Several Buddha statues line the fundamental corridor, some of them in their unique positions, others moved from close-by removal destinations. Nonetheless, the Shitthaung's most noticeable component is not the focal lobby, but instead the three layers of labyrinth like passages that circle the primary corridor. The three passageways contain endless reliefs of Buddhas, Bodhisattvas, Kings of Spiritual homesteads, watchman spirits, the 550 Jatakas, Arakanese culture and creatures, both genuine and legendary.

The Shite-thaung sanctuary is the principle fascination of Mrauk U. Contiguous it lies another celebrated sanctuary, the Htukkanthein Temple (Htukkan Ordination Hall).

 

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place Mrauk U, Rakhine State

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