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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

  

 

 

  Burmese nats

 

Myanmar

The Burmese nats Maung Nyo or Shin Nyo (fig.) and Maung Phyu or Shin Byu (fig.), in English referred to as the White and the Dark guardian angel, after the colour of their robes. They are standing figures and have six arms, each holding a different princely weapon.