Mahabodhi Temple, Bagan
|Location||Bagan, Mandalay Region|
The Mahabodhi Temple (Burmese: မဟာဗောဓိကျောင်း [məhà bɔ́dḭ tɕáʊɴ]) is a Buddhist temple located in Bagan, Burma. It was built in the mid-13th century during the reign of King Htilominlo, and is modelled after the Mahabodhi Temple, which is located in Bihar, India.:183 The temple is built in an architectural style typical during the Gupta period, and contains a large pyramidal tower with many niches containing over 450 images of Buddha. The temple survived the 1975 Bagan earthquake, and was repaired in following years.
- Pictorial Guide to Pagan. Rangoon: Ministry of Culture. 1975 .
- Fiala, Robert D. (2002). "Mahabodhi Paya (c. 1250)". Asian Historical Architecture. Retrieved 2006-08-12.
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