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  Mashi Khana Wih Mahla Phaya Te Kyaung Taw

 

Myanmar

Mashi Khana Wih Mahla Phaya Te Kyaung Taw is the full name of a temple monument in Inwa, located adjacent and to the east of Lawkataraphu Phaya Kyee (fig.), as well as to the west of the western city gate (fig.) of Ava.

 

It features two zedi of which the pinnacle is gilded while the base is white. At the corners, these pagodas are guarded by mythological lions that are known as chinthe.

 

  Mashi Khana Wih Mahla Phaya Te Kyaung Taw

 

  Mashi Khana Wih Mahla Phaya Te Kyaung Taw

 

In the western side of the temple, adjacent to the main hall, is a platform with large Buddha image seated on a naga, while performing a varada mudra with his right hand (fig.).

 

The main hall itself is has small stupa-like edifices on its roof and in the front, along the road,  is a stall with water pots from which any thirsty passerby is allowed to drink freely.

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  Mashi Khana Wih Mahla Phaya Te Kyaung Taw