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  Sitagu Buddhist Academy (Sagaing)

 

Myanmar

The entrance gate of the Sagaing branch (fig.) of the Sitagu Buddhist Academy.

 

The dome-shaped  stupa with its chattra-like peak is a replica of the Great Stupa in Sanchi and houses the academy's auditorium.

 

  Sitagu Buddhist Academy (Sagaing)

 

  Sitagu Buddhist Academy (Sagaing)

 

At the base is an encircling gallery of sandstone effigies representing some deities in Indian style.

2154'05.9"N 9559'07.3"E