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  Sitagu Buddhist Academy (Sagaing)

 

Myanmar

An aerial view of the Sagaing Sitagu Buddhist Academy (fig.), founded by, and named after, Sitagu Sayadaw, a prominent and charismatic Buddhist monk, meditation teacher, and scholar.

 

This Theravada Buddhist centre of learning has a dome-shaped  stupa with a chattra-like peak at its centre, that houses the auditorium and which is surrounded by four Asoka pillars, reflecting the goal to propagate Buddhism to all corners of the globe.

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  Sitagu Buddhist Academy (Sagaing)