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CITIES & PLACES OF INTEREST

Alodawpyi Phaya

Ananda Phaya (A)

Ananda Phaya (B)

Ananda Phaya inner guardians

Ananda Phaya outer guardians

Anaut Palei Phaya

Asaykhan Fortress

Atumashi Monastery (A)

Atumashi Monastery (B)

Ava aerial view

Ava city gate (East)

Ava city gate (South)

Ava city gate (West)

Ava city wall

Ava Royal Ritual Pond

Bagan Archaeological Museum

Bagan City Gate

Bagan Monument nš 820

Bagaya Kyaung

Bagaya Kyaung (bats)

Bagaya Kyaung (inside)

Bagaya Kyaung (supports)

Bagaya Kyaung (wood carvings)

Bamboo Buddha

Bee Throne Hall

Bogyoke Aung San Market

Buphaya (A)

Buphaya (B)

Chauk Htat Gyi Reclining Buddha

Daw Gyam Phaya Su (A)

Daw Gyam Phaya Su (B)

Dhammayangyi Phaya

Dhammayangyi Phaya (eastern sanctum)

Dhammayangyi Phaya (southern sanctum)

Dhammayangyi Phaya (western sanctum)

Dhammayazika Buddha images

Dhammayazika Phaya

Four Shwe Daw Lay Su Pagodas

Frog Hill Gate

Frog Hill Statue

Frog Hilltop Temple

Gawdawpalin Phaya

Golden Palace Monastery

Golden Rock

Gu Byauk Gyi Zedi Myinkaba

Gu Byauk Gyi Zedi Wetkyi-in

Hintha Barge

Hpaung Daw U Buddhas

Hpaung Daw U Pagoda

Hpo Win Taung Caves (A)

Hpo Win Taung Caves (B)

Hpo Win Taung Caves (C)

Hsinbyume Pagoda

Htilominlo Phaya (A)

Htilominlo Phaya (B)

Inle Lake

Inwa Archaeological Museum

Irrawaddy River

Jumping Cats Monastery

Kakku

Kambawzathardi Palace

Kanaung

Kandawgyi Lake

Karaweik

Kaunghmudaw Pagoda

King Bayinnaung Statue

Kusinara Ingyin Tawya Phaya

Kuthodaw Pagoda

Kyaihtiyo

Kyaikpun Pagoda

Kyaukgu Umin Phaya (A)

Kyaukgu Umin Phaya (B)

Kyauk Ka Lat

Kyauk Taw Gyi Marble Buddha image

Kyauk Taw Gyi Phaya

Kyaung Lain Monastery

Kyaut Phyu Gyi Phaya

Kyaw Aung San Dar Phaya

Kyay Thun Phaya

Lawka Dotha Mahn Aung (A)

Lawka Dotha Mahn Aung (B)

Lawka Dotha Mahn Aung Buddha image

Lawkananda Zedi

Lawkananda Zedi (scale model)

Lawkataraphu Phaya Kyee

Laykyun Setkyar Buddha Statue

Lay Myat Nar Phaya

Le Htat Gyi Phaya

Lion Throne Hall

Maha Aungmye Bonzan

Maha Bodhi Phaya

Maha Bodhi Ta Htaung

Maha Bodhi Ta Htaung (Buddha Garden)

Mahalabamuni

Mahamuni Buddha Image

Mahar Myat Mu Ni

Maha Wizaya Zedi

Maha Wizaya Zedi (ambulatory)

Maha Wizaya Zedi (inner santum)

Mahazedi Pagoda (Bagan)

Mahazedi Pagoda (Bago)

Mahazedi Pagoda (Bago - brick temple)

Mahazedi Pagoda (Bago - Hintha Barge)

Mahuna Temple

Mandalay

Mandalay (aerial view)

Mandalay Hill

Mandalay International Airport

Mandalay Royal Monument

Mandalay Royal Palace (A)

Mandalay Royal Palace (B)

Mashi Khana Wih Mahla Phaya Te Kyaung Taw

Meiktila Lake

Meiktila Lake (Hintha Barge)

Me Nu Oak-Kyaung

Mingala Zedi

Mingun Bell

Mingun Pahtodawgyi (A)

Mingun Pahtodawgyi (B)

Minochantha Phaya

Mount Popa

Muchalinda Pagoda

Mwe Phaya (A)

Mwe Phaya (B)

Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha (A)

Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha (B)

Myazedi Phaya

Myinmo Taung (A)

Myinmo Taung (B)

Nanmyin Watchtower

Nan Phaya Kyaung

Nathlaung Kyaung

Nawng Kar Mountain Temple

New Ava Bridge

Nga Htat Gyi Buddha

Ngakywenadaung

Nine Queens' Pagodas

Nyaung Shwe Cultural Museum

Old Ava Bridge

Pahtothamya Gu Phaya

Pakokku Bridge

Pha Au Toya hillside Buddha images

Phaya Amat

Phaya Thonzu

Phaya Thonzu Taung

Pindaya Caves (A)

Pindaya Caves (B)

Pitaka Taik (Library Hall)

Pon Daw Pagoda

Pottery Hill

Pya Tha Gyi Phaya

Red Mountain Vineyards & Winery

Royal Mint of Burma

Ruak River

Sabbannu Phaya

Sabbannu Tally Temple

Sagaing

Sagaing Ritual Pond

Sagaing's Amitabha Buddha

Sagaing Valley Pagoda

Sagaing Valley Temple

Sainshin Stupa

Sanda Muni Phaya

Sat Taw Yar Phaya

Secretariat Building

Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwegugyi Phaya

Shwegugyi Zedi Taw

Shwe Indein Zedi

Shwe Kyat Kya Phaya

Shwe Mawdaw Phaya

Shwesandaw Phaya

Shwesandaw Phaya (top terrace viewpoint)

Shwethalyaung Phaya

Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha

Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery

Shwezigon Phaya, Ava

Shwezigon Phaya, Bagan (A)

Shwezigon Phaya, Bagan (B)

Shwezigon Phaya, Bagan (C)

Shwezigon Phaya, Bagan (D)

Shwezigon Phaya, Bagan (inner nats)

Shwezigon Phaya, Bagan (mirror hole)

Shwezigon Phaya, Bagan (outer nats)

Shwezigon Phaya, Bagan (northern reclining Buddha)

Shwezigon Phaya, Bagan (southern reclining Buddha)

Shwezigon Phaya, Bagan (white horse)

Shwezigon Phaya naga tail

Sin Kyone Fortress

Sin Myar Shin Pagoda

Snake Temple

Soon Oo Pon Nya Shin

Sri Verama Kaliamman Temple

Sulamani Phaya

Sule Pagoda

Sutaungpyay Phaya

Sutaungpyay Phaya Chinthe

Tabatkya Zedi

Tantkyitaung Zedi

Tantkyitaung Zedi naga head

Taukkyan War Cemetery

Taung Min Gyi

Tawagu Phaya

Tha Byae Tan Fortress

Thai-Burmese border Mae Sai

Tha Kaung Buddha Images

Tha Kaung Mway Taw Pagoda

Thambula Temple

Thanboddhay Pagoda

Thanlwin River

Thatbyinnyu Phaya

Tuyintaung Zedi

Two Pagodas of Bagaya Kyaung

U Bein Bridge

U Bein's sunken pagoda

U Min Thonze

Utha Kyaung Tite

White Elephants Pavilion

Win Ga Bar

World's Largest Book

Yan Aung Myin-Htu Par Yone

Yan Aung Myin Phaya

Yangon Central Railway Station (A)

Yangon Central Railway Station (B)

Yangon Fresh Market

Yangon Zoological Gardens

Yattana Manaung Phaya

Yattana Pontha

Yattana Shihmih

 

RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

Anuruddha

Bhadrakali

Bo Bo Gyi

Brahma (Bagan style)

Brother Lords and Popa Medaw

Burmese animal for Friday

Burmese animal for Monday

Burmese animal for Saturday

Burmese animal for Sunday

Burmese animal for Thursday

Burmese animal for Tuesday

Burmese animal for Wednesday (afternoon)

Burmese animal for Wednesday (before noon)

Burmese monk

Burmese nats

Byatta

Canda and Candah (A)

Canda and Candah (B)

Canda Jataka

Chandaka

crocodile-shaped makara

Daruka (subdued by Bhadrakali)

Dipankhara

Four Sights

Galohn

Gautama

Great Departure

Guha

hintha

Hnamadawgyi

ithi (tapathi)

jatulohkabahn

Kakusandha

Karuppu

Kassapa

Kethayaza Chinthe Min

Konagamana

Kummabhaya

Law Ka Nat (Lokanat)

magan

Manuthiha

Matangi (Raja-Matangi)

Maung Minshin (Shin Byu)

Maung Tint De

Me Wunna (Popa Medaw)

Minakshi

Mingun Sayadaw

Min Kyawzwa

Min Mahagiri

Mintha Maungshin

Mount Popa

Murugan

Mwegyi Hnakaung

Mya Nan Nwe

nagah (A)

nagah (B)

Naga Medaw

Nankarine Medaw

Nat Kadaw

natsaw

Nga Moe Yeik

novices (samanera)

ogre king with his army

Parable of the Snake, Elephant and Fox

Pegu Medaw

Pensajuba

Popa Medaw (Me Wunna)

Popa Medaw with her sons

Sanda Muhki

Sarasvati on Hintha

Satu Lokapala

Seven Princesses of Pindaya

Shin Mway Loon and Min Nandar

Shin Nemi

shin thamanei

Shin Thiwali

Shin U Pagok

Shwe Hpyin Gyi

Shwe Hpyin Nge

Shwe Mje Hna

Shwe Nabay

Sumedha

Sumidha

tapathi (ithi)

Taungbyone Min Nyinaung with Popa Medaw

Taungmagyi (Shin Nyo)

Thagyamin

Thonbanhla

U Byatta

U Khanti (A)

U Khanti (B)

U Shin Gyi

U Shwe Yo

Wathoun Darei

Zaigi (Zo-gji - A)

Zaigi (Zo-gji - B)

 

ARCHITECTURE & ICONOGRAPHY

ambulatory

Amida mudra

astronomical symbols chart

balu pan gai

Balu-Simha motif

Buddha covered in small Buddha images (A)

Buddha covered in small Buddha images (B)

Buddha with varada while seated on naga

Buphaya (scale model)

Burmese harp (Pensajuba shape)

double hintha birds (A)

double hintha birds (B)

flag of Myanmar

flag of Shan State

flags of the region

gall-nut in iconography

hintha pillar

hti (as finial on pagoda)

Inle covered bridge

Inle covered bridge (dismantled middle section)

Jambupati Buddha image (A)

Jambupati Buddha image (B)

lotus in Buddhist iconography

mango staircase

nga myat na

pahng nahg prok with standing Buddha

peacock and rabbit (A)

peacock and rabbit (B)

Pensajuba in Burmese musical ensembles

puranakata (flower vase)

pyit taing daung (in architecture)

Shin U Pagok shrine (A)

Shin U Pagok shrine (B)

Shwedagon

sikhara

six-fingered Buddha image

Star Flower (ornament on zedi)

Sumedha and Sumidha worshipping Dipankhara

tazaung

temple guardian wearing belt with kala faces

terracotta Myanmar Owls

uttarabodhi mudra (variable)

 

HISTORY & MONARCHY

Alaungpaya

Alaungsithu

Anawrahta

Athinkhaya Saw Yun

Aung San

Aung San on horseback

Badon Min

Bayinnaung

Bodawpaya

Burmese Minister's Headdress

Hintha Barge accident

Kyansittha (A)

Kyansittha (B)

Kyaswa

Maha Bandula

Makuta

Migadeikpa

Mindon Min

Mindon Min with salwe

Ningalade

Pagan (A)

Pagan (B)

Pyusawhti

Sao Shwe Thaik

Saw Yun

Thadominbya

Thalon

Yaza Kumar Stone Inscription (Museum)

Yaza Kumar Stone Inscription (Myazedi)

 

ART & LITERATURE

Arakan-style Bronze Oil Lamp (A)

Arakan-style Bronze Oil Lamp (B)

Burmese harp (animal shapes)

kalaga (shwe gyi do)

razor blade ink drawings

sand paintings

yokthei pwe (performance)

yokthei pwe (theater)

zat pwe (painting)

 

TRADITIONS & UTENSILS

alms-begging by Burmese novices

alms-begging by Burmese nuns (A)

alms-begging by Burmese nuns (B)

alms bowl

bintabaat

bong gancha

borikaan

bottled Michelia flowers

buffalo dance

bundled ears of rice (A)

bundled ears of rice (B)

Burmese animal-per-day chart

Burmese Buddhist Wheel of Fortune

Burmese female traditional hairstyle

Burmese harp

Burmese jewellery boxes (A)

Burmese jewellery boxes (B)

Burmese medicine box (A)

Burmese medicine box (B)

candidate novices with salwe

cheroot (A)

cheroot (B)

chinlone (A)

chinlone (B)

chinlone (C)

coconut clepsydra

elephant dance

fake animal dance

gado bwe

genuine gold leaf

genuine gold plates

gong bearers

hair dyed with henna

Hpaung Daw U Pagoda Procession

hsei bo lei

hsun ok food offering

hti (ceremonial parasols)

hti (paper miniature parasols)

ithi doll

kyi-zi

Kyway En (A)

Kyway En (B)

laat hpaat khwat in restaurants

longyi (A)

longyi (B)

longyi as head pad

look rok

mahk ruk (Burmese style)

Myanmar Owls

Myanmar turban (gaung-baung)

Naga clothing piece

Naga headdress

oracle stones

Peacock Dance

pineapple bamboo hat

pintoh

punka (ceiling fan)

pyit taing daung (A)

pyit taing daung (B)

saika

sand pagodas

Shan baun-bi (Intha)

Shan baun-bin (Pa-oh)

shinpyu

song nahm phra

Star Flower garlands

ta-koh

takraw (in the rain)

tapandaing

tea leaf salad bowl

thanaka (wood)

tiab (A)

tiab (B)

tiab in restaurants

tiger depiction used as amulet

ti look lo

traditional tattoo needle and design book

wan kohn (A)

wan kohn (B)

weaving loom pulleys

zee kwet

 

ETHNOLOGY & HILL TRIBES

Akha woman

Akhu woman

Danu boy

Danu man

Danu men in traditional dress

Danu women

Intha

Inthu

Naga men

Naga tribesman (A)

Naga tribesman (B)

Palong village

Palong woman

Pa-oh

Pa-oh boy

Pa-oh girls

Pa-oh women

 

NATURE & GASTRONOMY

Asian Black Bear

Asian Elephant (Myanmar)

Australian Cockroach (late instar nymph)

avocados

avocado tree

Black Bat Flower

Black-crowned Night Heron (nesting)

Black-headed Ibis

Black Stork

blood tofu

Blue Crested Lizard (non-breeding)

Bombay Locust

Brown Arum Hawk-moth

Brown Shrike

Buff-striped Keelback

Burmese Brow-antlered Deer (male)

Burmese jelly egg

Burmese jelly eggs

Burmese Lilies

Burmese Pennywort Salad

Burmese-style pickled fish

Butter Beans

Butter Beans and Lima Beans

Butter Bean (legume)

Butter Bean (plant)

Cambodian Lascar

Cattle Egret (breeding plumage - A)

Cattle Egret (breeding plumage - B)

cheroot-leaves plant

Chestnut-headed Bee-eaters

Cochin China

Common Crane (A)

Common Crane (B)

Common Lime Butterfly

Common Mormon (male)

Common Tailorbird

Copperhead Racer (dead)

Cricula Silkmoth

dragon fruit (flower buds)

dried me-ze flowers

Dusky Leaf Monkey

Emerald Moth

Eurasian River Otter

Flowerhorn (female)

Forget-me-not

Fruit-piercing Moth (black wing spot)

Glossy Ibis

Great-billed Heron

Greater Adjutant (A)

Greater Adjutant (B)

Great Orange Tip

Green Wax Flower

Grey Heron

Grey Pelicans

Himalayan Buzzard

hin yam (aquatic plant)

Hog Deer

Hoolock Gibbon (female - A)

Hoolock Gibbon (female - B)

Hoolock Gibbon (male - A)

Hoolock Gibbon (male - B)

Indochinese Rat Snake

Inle Lake Lily

Irrawaddy Bulbul

jacaranda

Joro Spiders

Jungle Cat

Kalij Pheasant (female)

Kalij Pheasant (male)

krathing

kupih (Burmese kulfi)

kyat paung thee

Long-banded Silverline

Mango Baron

maengda moh

me-ze

mohinga

ngapyo and oun

Ornithospila lineata

Owl Moth

pickled fish salad

Plaintive Cuckoo

purple aubergines (makheua muang yao)

Red-breasted Parakeet (female)

Red-breasted Parakeets

red grapes

Red Pierrot

Red Velvet Mite

rice grades

Rose-ringed Parakeets

Rufous-necked Hornbill

Rusty Pierrot

Saltwater Crocodile

Sambar Deer

sapodilla

Sarus Crane

Sea Almond (leaves)

snake cucumber (A)

snake cucumber (B)

snake gourds

Southeast Asian House Mouse

Spectacled Leaf Monkey

Spice Finch

Spot-billed Duck (A)

Spot-billed Duck (B)

Spot-billed Duck (in flight)

Star Flower Tree

Star Flower Tree (flowers - A)

Star Flower Tree (flowers - B)

star fruit (blossoms)

Striped Albatross (female)

tea leaf salad

ton ngiw (flowers - A)

ton ngiw (flowers - B)

Vinous-breasted Starling (A)

Vinous-breasted Starling (B)

Vinous-breasted Starling (C)

water hyacinth flowers

watermelon

Water Scorpion

Weeping Goldsmith

White Elephants

White-throated Babbler

White-winged Wood Duck

wolfberries

Woolly-necked Stork (A)

Woolly-necked Stork (B)

Yam Hawk-moth

Yellow-Striped Flutterer

 

CRAFTS & INSTITUTIONS

betel nut salesmen

cheroot filters

cheroot leaves (dried)

cheroot production

collecting dok ngiw (Cotton Tree flowers)

floating garden agriculture

gold beater (gold leaf production)

gold beater (gold plate production)

gold leaf production (deer hide wrap)

gold leaf production (stages)

harvesting toddy

hin yam (flower picking)

kalaga production

lacquerware production

leg-rowing (A)

leg-rowing (B)

lotus thread production (1)

lotus thread production (2)

making of Burmese sand paintings

making of Star Flower garlands

making thanaka

making tiab

Pathein umbrella production

Sitagu Buddhist Academy (Mandalay)

Sitagu Buddhist Academy (Sagaing - A)

Sitagu Buddhist Academy (Sagaing - B)

slash and burn technique

sorting jiringa beans

sun-dried fish production

thanaka wood vendor

Yangon Central Post Office

 

FUNNY & STRANGE

a shocking journey

bikes of burden (A)

bikes of burden (B)

luxury backseat

modern Myanmar (hairstyles - A)

modern Myanmar (hairstyles - B)

overstaffed

pile driving (Burmese style)

puppy cake

 

MOVIES & VIDEOS

A Shocking Journey on the Road to Mandalay

Ava Horse Carts

Bagan Flying Foxes

Burmese Buddhist Novices Chanting

Burmese Buddhist Novices on Alms Round

Burmese Buddhist Nuns Alms Round Chanting

Feeding the Crows

Hpaung Daw U Buddhas

Hpaung Daw U Pagoda Procession

Inle Dance Festival

Intha Boys at the Inle Dance Festival

Kyaihtiyo Trucks

Mandalay Gold Beaters

Manual Pile Driving

Nat Kadaw Spirit Dancer

Nyaung Shwe Novices out on Bintabaat

Rice Threshing

Temple Sweep