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  Shwezigon Phaya

 

Myanmar

The compound of Shwezigon Phaya in Bagan features a tazaung with colourful woodcarvings depicting folktales, the jataka and scenes from the life of the Buddha.

 

The supporting pillars are decorated with pieces of glass, which besides as an ornament is also often used to ward off evil.

See also TRAVEL PHOTOS (1) and (2), as well as THAILAND'S NEIGHBOURS & BEYOND.

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  Shwezigon Phaya