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  Taungmagyi (Shin Nyo)

 

Myanmar

Statue of the nat Taungmagyi, who in life was known as Shin Nyo, the brother of Shin Byu, who later became the nat Maung Minshin (fig.). They are the powerful sons of Maung Tint De (fig.), who were forced by the King of Tagaung to fight each other to the death, due to the king's fearfulness of their legendary strength.