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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

  

 

 

  Hnamadawgyi

 

Myanmar

Hnamadawgyi, the Burmese nat, who is the sister of Maung Tint De, the extremely strong son of a blacksmith who after his death became the nat Min Mahagiri (fig.). Like her brother, she has a golden complexion and wears a red top shaped like a bowler hat. As the protector spirits of Pagan, their statues are  enshrined at Tharabha Gate (fig.).