Kyaikpun Buddha

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Kyaikpun Buddha
Kyaik Pun Paya - Bago, Myanmar 20130219-01.jpg
Kyaikpun Buddha is located in Myanmar
Kyaikpun Buddha
Kyaikpun Buddha
Location within Burma
17°18′15″N 96°27′32″E / 17.304167°N 96.458889°E / 17.304167; 96.458889Coordinates: 17°18′15″N 96°27′32″E / 17.304167°N 96.458889°E / 17.304167; 96.458889
Information
Denomination Theravada Buddhism
Founded 7th century
People
Founder(s) King Migadipa
Location
Address Bago
Country Myanmar

Kyaikpun Pagoda (Burmese: ကျိုက်ပွန်ဘုရား, IPA: [tɕaiʔpʊ̀ɴ pʰəjá])(က်ာ္ပန္ in Mon, Kyaik (Buddha) & Pon (Four), is a pagoda in the Bago Division of Burma, in the city of Bago. Most notably, Kyaik Pun Pagoda is the home to the Four Seated Buddha shrine, a 90 ft (27 m) statue depicting the four Buddhas namely Kakusandha, Konagamana, Kassapa, and Gautama seated in four positions, sitting back to back to four directions. The Four Seated Buddha was built by King Migadippa of Bago in the 7th Century AD (tradition) and renovated by King Dhammazedi in the 15th century AD.