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NYAUNG U CELEBRATES ANANDA PAGODA FESTIVAL

29 January
2013
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The Buddha Pujaniya Festival of
Ananda Pagoda is annually
held on a grand scale for
about one month in NyaungU
Township of Mandalay
Region.

Ananda Pagoda is
a unique to Bagan Ancient
Cultural Region where thereare religious edifices of Bagan
era.


Alm-offering ceremony
was held on the Fullmoon Day
of Pyatho. Local people from
the surrounding villages of the
township arrived at the pagoda
by bullock carts on 13
th and 14th Waxing of Pyatho to offer almto the Pagoda.

Ananda Pagoda
built by King Kyansittha is a
kind of temple with a hallow
vaulted base. It is a popular
tourist destination in Bagan
because foreign visitors come
in flocks to see art works of
Bagan era there.
Kyemon

ref: the new light of myanmar

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