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The Firsts in Myanmar

The first Ambassador known in Myanmar history was Shin Ditha Par Mauk, a Buddhist monk, going to the Kublai Khan's palace during the reign of Tarouk Pyay Min (Narasihapatai), Bagan. There still is an inscription stating to that effect.

The World's Largest Bell Underwater

info The Great Bell of Dhammazedi is known to be the largest or the heaviest bell in the whole world, although it still is under water. Casted by King Dhammazedi of Myanmar in Yangon, and was donated to Shwedagon Pagoda.

Largest Book on Earth

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info Buddhist scriptures were engraved on 729 white marble tablets and are regarded by Myanmar Buddhists as orthodox texts. Authorized by King Mindon as a result of the Fifth Buddhist Council, the tablets are set up in a square, each being protected by a small temple.

Chaukhtatgyi Buddha

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info Chaukhtatgyi Buddha is the largest reclining Buddha in the world.

Largest Ringing Bell on Earth


Mingun Sayadaw in Guiness Records

The Venerable Mingun Sayadaw U Vicittasarabivamsa (Burmese: မင်းကွန်းဆရာတော် ဦးဝိစိတ္တသာရာဘိဝံသ, articulated: 1 November 1911 – 9 February 1993) was a Burmese Theravada Buddhist minister, best known for his memory abilities and his part in the Sixth Buddhist Council.

Largest Pagoda on Earth

Please see Shwe Dagon Pagoda page for details.

Shwethalyaung Buddha

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info The Shwethalyaung, a colossal reclining statue of Buddha (181 feet [55 m] long), is to the west of the modern town and is reputedly one of the most lifelike of all the reclining Buddha figures; allegedly built in AD-994, it was lost when Bago (Pegu) was destroyed in 1757 but was rediscovered under a cover of jungle growth in 1881.