Htilominlo Temple

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Htilominlo Temple
Htilominlo Temple Bagan Myanmar.jpg
The Htilominlo Temple at the Bagan Archaeological Site
Htilominlo Temple is located in Myanmar
Htilominlo Temple
Shown within Myanmar
Basic information
Location Bagan, Mandalay Region
Geographic coordinates 21°10′43″N 94°52′46″E / 21.178531°N 94.879398°E / 21.178531; 94.879398Coordinates: 21°10′43″N 94°52′46″E / 21.178531°N 94.879398°E / 21.178531; 94.879398
Affiliation Theravada Buddhism
Country Myanmar
Architectural description
Founder King Htilominlo
Completed 1211; 807 years ago (1211)

Htilominlo Temple (Burmese: ထီးလိုမင်းလိုဘုရား, pronounced [tʰílòmɪ́ɴlò pʰəjá]) is a Buddhist temple located in Bagan (formerly Pagan), in Burma/Myanmar, built during the reign of King Htilominlo (also known as Nandaungmya), 1211-1231.[1]:183[2] The temple is three stories tall, with a height of 46 metres (151 ft), and built with red brick.[2] It is also known for its elaborate plaster moldings. On the first floor of the temple, there are four Buddhas that face each direction. The temple was damaged in the 1975 earthquake and subsequently repaired.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Coedès, George (1968). Walter F. Vella, ed. The Indianized States of Southeast Asia. trans.Susan Brown Cowing. University of Hawaii Press. ISBN 978-0-8248-0368-1. 
  2. ^ a b c Fiala, Robert D. "Htilominlo Temple". Asian Historical Architecture. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 

References[edit]

  • Pictorial Guide to Pagan. Rangoon: Ministry of Culture. 1975 [1955].