Dhammayazika Pagoda

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Dhammayazika Pagoda
Dhamma-Yazaka.JPG
Religion
AffiliationTheravada Buddhism
Location
LocationPwasaw village, Mandalay Region
CountryMyanmar
Dhammayazika Pagoda is located in Myanmar
Dhammayazika Pagoda
Shown within Myanmar
Geographic coordinates21°08′42″N 94°53′00″E / 21.145071°N 94.883451°E / 21.145071; 94.883451Coordinates: 21°08′42″N 94°53′00″E / 21.145071°N 94.883451°E / 21.145071; 94.883451
Architecture
Completed1196; 823 years ago (1196)

The Dhammayazika Pagoda (Burmese: ဓမ္မရာဇိကဘုရား, IPA: [dəma̰jàzḭka̰ pʰəjá]) is a Buddhist temple located in the village of Pwasaw (located east of Bagan) in Burma. It was built in 1196 during the reign of King Narapatisithu. The pagoda is circular in design, and is made of brick. Its three terraces contain terra cotta tiles illustrating scenes from the Jataka.

Jataka terra cotta

References[edit]

  • Pictorial Guide to Pagan. Rangoon: Ministry of Culture. 1975 [1955].
  • Huang, Yunsheng (2003). "Mingalazedi (13th century)". Asian Historical Architecture. Retrieved 2006-08-12.

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