Dhammayangyi Pagoda, Bagan

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013


The Dhammayangyi Pahto (Pagoda) was built by King Narathu (1167-70), who was also known as Kalagya Min, the ‘king killed by Indians’, this is the most massive structure in Bagan. King Narathu murdered his father and built this temple to gain merit to counteract his evil deeds, he was assassinated before he could complete the temple.

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