Le-myet-hna Temple

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Lemyet'hna Temple
လေးမျက်နှာဘုရား
Le Myet Hna Temple - Mrauk U.jpg
Le Myet Hna Temple
Religion
AffiliationTheravada Buddhism
Location
LocationMrauk U, Rakhine State
CountryMyanmar
Le-myet-hna Temple is located in Myanmar
Le-myet-hna Temple
Shown within Myanmar
Geographic coordinates20°35′54″N 93°11′27″E / 20.598460°N 93.190832°E / 20.598460; 93.190832Coordinates: 20°35′54″N 93°11′27″E / 20.598460°N 93.190832°E / 20.598460; 93.190832
Architecture
FounderKing Min Saw Mon
Completed1430 AD

Le-myet-hna (Burmese: လေးမျက်နှာဘုရား le:myak-hna bhu.ra:, Burmese pronunciation: [lé mjeʔn̥à pʰəjá] Leìmyeʔhna hpăyà; lit. 'four-sided temple') is a temple in Mrauk U located at the northwest corner of the Shite-thaung Temple. It has four entrances, one to each cardinal point and eight seated Buddhas round a central column. It was built by King Min Saw Mon in 1430 AD. Temple was entirely constructed with black sand stones.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gutman 2001: 86

Bibliography[edit]

  • Gutman, Pamela (2001). Burma's Lost Kingdoms: Splendours of Arakan. Bangkok: Orchid Press. ISBN 974-8304-98-1.