Shwezigon Pagoda Bell

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Shwezigon Pagoda Bell
ရွှေစည်းခုံဘုရား ခေါင်းလောင်း
Coordinates 21°11′00″N 94°53′41″E / 21.18333°N 94.89472°E / 21.18333; 94.89472Coordinates: 21°11′00″N 94°53′41″E / 21.18333°N 94.89472°E / 21.18333; 94.89472
Location Bagan, Myanmar
Type Temple Bell
Material Copper
3423 kg
Opening date 23 May 1557
Dedicated to Shwezigon Pagoda

The Shwezigon Pagoda Bell (Burmese: ရွှေစည်းခုံဘုရား ခေါင်းလောင်း) is a temple bell located at the Shwezigon Pagoda in Bagan, Myanmar. The 3423 kg bell was dedicated to the pagoda by King Bayinnaung of Toungoo Dynasty in 1557. The inscriptions on the bell in Burmese, Mon, and Pali describe the important events of the first six years of his reign.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thaw Kaung 2010: 108–109

Bibliography[edit]

  • Thaw Kaung, U (2010). Aspects of Myanmar History and Culture. Yangon: Gangaw Myaing.