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  Utha Kyaung Tite

 

Myanmar

Utha Kyaung Tite is a Buddhist monastery with a school for novices, located on the outskirts of Meiktilai. Whereas the school buildings consist of more modern structures, the temple complex has a number of older structures too.

 

Included are several pagodas in various styles, set in a spacious garden adorned with some sugar palms and coconut palm trees. There is also a platform with a sacred bodhi tree.

 

  Utha Kyaung Tite

 

  Utha Kyaung Tite

 

The bodhi tree is surrounded by eight Buddha images in combination with eight animals from the Burmese system of an animal-per-day (fig.).

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