A reclining Buddha is a statue that represents Buddha lying down and is a major iconographic and statuary pattern of Buddhism. It represents the historical Buddha during his last illness, about to enter the parinirvana. He is lying on the right flank, his head resting on a cushion or relying on his right elbow, supporting his head with his hand.
- Winsein Tawya Buddha (Mawlamyaing) - 182.9 metres (600 ft)
- Thanboddhay Pagoda (Monywa) - 101 metres (331 ft)
- Myathalyaung Buddha (Bago) - 82 metres (269 ft)
- Lawka Tharahpu Buddha (Dawei) - 73.6 metres (241 ft)
- Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple (Yangon) - 66 metres (217 ft)
- Shwethalyaung Buddha (Bago) - 54.8 metres (180 ft)
- Manuha Temple (Bagan)
- Phowintaung, near Monywa
- Bhamala Buddha Parinirvana which is 1,800 years old, oldest in South Asia.
- Cave #26 of Ajanta
- Wat Dhammachaksemaram (reclining Buddha of the 7th century in Dvaravati style coming from Muang Sema)
- Wat Lokaya Sutharam in Ayutthaya
- Wat Pho of Bangkok
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