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Manuha Temple, Bagan

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.9/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web
One of the oldest temples in the Bagan region, the unusual Manuha Temple features three enormous Buddha statues, crammed into small rooms inside the impressive structure. The temple was reputedly built by the imprisoned King Manuha, who was allowed to build it in 1059, and constructed these large effigies trapped internally as a way of conveying his plight. Climb to the top of the central gold-leafed pagoda, where you can see the largest sitting Buddha; his face, which appears grim when viewed below, takes on a contented expression with the changed aspect. Put Manuha Temple and other Bagan attractions into our Bagan trip itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • In a lot of people were crowded. Cramped in the big Buddha are enshrined. The Buddha sat in particular would also make a very reminiscent.
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  • I have read the history of this temple so that why I undertstand that the buddha inside were built in the limit space. Anyway, worth it to see this temple 
  • Inside, there are 3 elements to gulp the Buddha name compression due to the finger of the statue, the only walled swamp announced actions. Walk one by one as the only temple where Buddha first and then building the actual Church. In front of the temple there is a giant bat-people participating, which the Burmese back row as the crook.
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  • The Tha Ton King MaNuHa had shown how he had felt by building the Buddha image.
  • King Anawrahta had attributed this temple to Manuha the conquered king of Thaton. It contains a seated image of Buddha with the right hand in the gesture of poignant and looking towards the east.
  • An extraordinary building. Western religious buildings, whether churches, synagogues, or mosques, are built to hold people. Only churches have images, and these are of secondary importance. Manuha is the apotheosis of a different tradition, the religious building built to house images. Its four rooms each hold a statue of the Buddha--with little room for anything else. The space for worshipers is less than a tenth of the floor space in each room, approximately half of volume of each room. Amazing.
  • Employees also see plenty to large, even around marketplaces
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