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Kuthodaw Paya and Sandamani Paya, Mandalay's "Big Books"

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Flower peddler and girl with traditional painted face
Flower peddler and girl with traditional painted face
Flower seller with her cute daughter, Mandalay
Flower seller with her cute daughter, Mandalay
Dennis with flowers
Dennis with flowers
Southern gate to Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Southern gate to Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Kuthodaw Paya - home of the World's Biggest Book - Mandalay
Kuthodaw Paya - home of the "World's Biggest Book" - Mandalay
Kuthodaw Paya entrance, Mandalay
Kuthodaw Paya entrance, Mandalay
The World's Biggest Book are 729 carved marble slabs housed in these stupas at Kuthodaw Paya
"The World's Biggest Book" are 729 carved marble slabs housed in these stupas at Kuthodaw Paya
Stupas housing the 729 marble slabs recording the Tripitaka - 15 volumes of Bhuddist scripture
Stupas housing the 729 marble slabs recording the Tripitaka - 15 volumes of Bhuddist scripture
Kuthodaw Paya was built in 1857 by King Mindon
Kuthodaw Paya was built in 1857 by King Mindon
Some of the 729 stupas housing the marble slabs of the Tripitaka, Mandalay
Some of the 729 stupas housing the marble slabs of the Tripitaka, Mandalay
ကုသိုလ်တော်‌ဘုရား
ကုသိုလ်တော်‌ဘုရား
One of the 729 marble slabs of the Tripitaka
One of the 729 marble slabs of the Tripitaka
Marble slab with Buddhist scripture
Marble slab with Buddhist scripture
The text appears to be written in the Burmese language
The text appears to be written in the Burmese language
Detail of the text written on one of the slabs of the Tripitaka, Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Detail of the text written on one of the slabs of the Tripitaka, Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Mirrored entrance corridor leading to the center of Kuthodaw Paya
Mirrored entrance corridor leading to the center of Kuthodaw Paya
Detail of the mosaic mirror-work along the corridor
Detail of the mosaic mirror-work along the corridor
Covered walkway leading to the main temple at Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Covered walkway leading to the main temple at Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Painting from the late Konbaung period along the corridor, Kuthodaw Paya
Painting from the late Konbaung period along the corridor, Kuthodaw Paya
Principle stupa - Kuthodaw Paya
Principle stupa - Kuthodaw Paya
Kuthodaw means Royal Merit
Kuthodaw means "Royal Merit"
Kuthodaw Paya's 57m golden stupa, Mandalay
Kuthodaw Paya's 57m golden stupa, Mandalay
The Tripitaka is the Pali Canon of Theravada Buddhism
The Tripitaka is the Pali Canon of Theravada Buddhism
ကုသိုလ်တော်‌ဘုရား
ကုသိုလ်တော်‌ဘုရား
Kuthodaw Pagoda, Mandalay
Kuthodaw Pagoda, Mandalay
Principle Buddha image at Kuthodaw Paya
Principle Buddha image at Kuthodaw Paya
Dennis handing over his flowers to Buddha
Dennis handing over his flowers to Buddha
Model of Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Model of Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Buddha of Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Buddha of Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
The main stupa (zedi) of Kuthodaw Paya, modeled after the Shwezigon Pagoda in Bagan
The main stupa (zedi) of Kuthodaw Paya, modeled after the Shwezigon Pagoda in Bagan
The zedi of Kuthodaw Paya was built 1860-1862
The zedi of Kuthodaw Paya was built 1860-1862
Golden stupa of Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Golden stupa of Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Golden stupa of Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Golden stupa of Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Kuthodaw Paya suffered greatly from looting during the British military occupation 1885-1890
Kuthodaw Paya suffered greatly from looting during the British military occupation 1885-1890
Golden stupa of Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Golden stupa of Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Kuthodaw Paya, Mandalay
Just outside the gate of Kuthodaw Paya
Just outside the gate of Kuthodaw Paya
Mindon Min, King of Burma 1853-1878, founder of Mandalay, builder of Kuthodaw Paya
Mindon Min, King of Burma 1853-1878, founder of Mandalay, builder of Kuthodaw Paya
Gate between Kuthodaw Paya and Sandamani Paya a short distance to the west
Gate between Kuthodaw Paya and Sandamani Paya a short distance to the west
The 1774 stupas of Sandamani Paya house marble slabs inscribed with the Teachings of the Buddha
The 1774 stupas of Sandamani Paya house marble slabs inscribed with the Teachings of the Buddha
The Teachings of the Buddha consist of Sutta, Vinaya, Abhidhamma commentaries
The Teachings of the Buddha consist of Sutta, Vinaya, Abhidhamma commentaries
Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Sandamani Paya was built as a memorial to Prince Kanaung, brother of King Mindon, who was assassinated in 1866
Sandamani Paya was built as a memorial to Prince Kanaung, brother of King Mindon, who was assassinated in 1866
The 1774 marble slabs at Sandamani Paya were erected by Ukhan Ti the Hermit in 1913
The 1774 marble slabs at Sandamani Paya were erected by Ukhan Ti the Hermit in 1913
Marble slabs of Teachings of the Buddha
Marble slabs of Teachings of the Buddha
Forest of white stupas, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Forest of white stupas, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Forest of white stupas, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Forest of white stupas, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Forest of white stupas, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Forest of white stupas, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Forest of white stupas, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Forest of white stupas, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Covered walkway leading to the central stupa, Sandamani Paya
Covered walkway leading to the central stupa, Sandamani Paya
Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Mandalay Hill rising behind Sandamani Paya
Mandalay Hill rising behind Sandamani Paya
Dennis at Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Dennis at Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Zedi, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Zedi, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Main stupa of Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Main stupa of Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Main stupa of Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Main stupa of Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Mandalay 0822.jpg
Mandalay 0822.jpg
Zedi, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Zedi, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Temple roof, Sandamani Paya
Temple roof, Sandamani Paya
Principle Buddha image at Sandamani Paya
Principle Buddha image at Sandamani Paya
Stupas housing marble slabs of Buddhist commentary, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Stupas housing marble slabs of Buddhist commentary, Sandamani Paya, Mandalay
Sandamani Paya
Sandamani Paya
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