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  Hpo Win Taung Caves

 

Myanmar

The 14th to 18th century Hpo Win Taung Caves near Monywa, feature Buddha images (fig.) in sitting, standing and reclining poses (fig.).

 

Often, also sculptures of Sariputta and Mogallana can be found, placed to the left and right sides of certain Buddha images.

 

  Hpo Win Taung Caves

 

  Hpo Win Taung Caves

 

The caves at Hpo Win or Pho Win Hill are located adjacent to Shwe Ba Hill, on the west bank of Chindwin river.

See also TRAVEL PICTURES (1), (2), (3), (4), (5) and (6), as well as THAILAND'S NEIGHBOURS & BEYOND.

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