Yaw Mingyi Monastery
|Yaw Mingyi Monastery|
|Country||Mandalay, Mandalay Region, Burma|
Yaw Mingyi Monastery (Burmese: ယောမင်းကြီးအုတ်ကျောင်း) is a Buddhist monastery in Mandalay, Burma, built in 1866 under the patronage of Pho Hlaing, the Yaw Mingyi. Unlike classic Burmese monasteries, the Yaw Mingyi Monastery was a brick monastery modeled after a hotel the Yaw Mingyi had seen while traveling in Southern Italy, and as such, adopts European flourishes and is extravagantly carved in plaster. It was located near the Salin Monastery. The monastery was burned down all wooden infrastructure, remained only brick structure during World War II during the Allied bombing of Mandalay.
- "Ancient Yaw Min Gyi Brick Monastery Care Needy". Flower News Journal. 12 May 2002. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
- Thant Myint-U (2001). The Making of Modern Burma. Cambridge University Press. p. 134. ISBN 9780521799140.
- O'Connor, V.C. Scott (1908). Mandalay and Other Cities of the Past in Burma. D. Appleton and Company. p. 62.