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SHWEDAUNG IN PYAY TOWNSHIP
 
This small town is about 14km south of Pyay. There are two famous pagodas in this town. The Shwemyethman Paya and the Shwenattaung Paya. Shwemyethman Paya meaning 'Paya with the Golden Spectacles' a refrence to a large white face sitting Buddha image inside the main shrine. The Buddha image wears a golden rimmed spectacles. Spectacles were added during the Konbaung era. There is a saying that this image can cure illnesses especially for eyes. The Shwenattaung Paya means 'Golden Spirit Mountain'. This pagoda dates back to the Sriksetra era. Legend takes it back all the way to 283 BC, from which it was reconstructed by a long range of Burman kings with the aid of local nats (spirits) A large pagoda festival is held here each year on the full moon of Tabaung (February/March).
 


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Division Myanmar
Ayeyarwady - Chaung Thar Beach - Ngwe Saung Beach , Bago - Taungoo, Magway ,Mandalay - Bagan - Pyin Oo Lwin, Sagaing - Monywa , Tanintharyi, Yangon - Letkokon Beach
States Myanmar
Chin - Hakhar, Kachin - Putao - Myitkyina , Kayah , Kayin , Mon - Kyaikhto , Rakhine - Kan Thar Yar Beach - Mrauk-Oo - Ngapali Beach, Shan - Inle Lake - Taunggyi - Kyaing Tong - Tachileik
 
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