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Nan Phaya Kyaung (နန်းဘုရားကျောင်း)

Burmese name of a 11th century AD temple in the village of Myinkaba, near Bagan, and which name means ‘Palace Pagoda’ or ‘Palace Temple’. It was built by the captive Mon King Makuta (fig.) of the Thaton Kingdom and is located adjacent to Mahuna Phaya (fig.), another temple built by this King. Nan Phaya Kyaung was used as the residence of this King and is dedicated to the Hindu god Brahma (fig.). In English, the name is usually abbreviated to Nan Phaya Temple.