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Schwedegon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar

Pabedan, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
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Schwedegon Pagoda Yangon  Myanmar
Cleansing the soul at the  Schwedegon Pagoda. Yangon  Myanmar
One of the entrances to the Schwedegon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar Yangon  Myanmar
Schwedegon Pagoda Yangon  Myanmar
Cleansing the soul at the  Schwedegon Pagoda. Yangon  Myanmar
One of the entrances to the Schwedegon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar Yangon  Myanmar

Schwedegon Pagoda

This year marks the 2,600 year anniversary of the Schwedegon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar, aka, Rangoon, Burma. The home of 8 hairs of the Buddha, it is the most revered pagoda in Burma. Completely covered in gold leaf and crowned with over 7,000 diamonds and rubies. Magnificent.

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over 4 years ago

One of the entrances to the Schwedegon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar

We exited this gate into a massive street celebration celebrating the 2,600 anniversary of the Schwedegon Pagoda.
over 4 years ago

Cleansing the soul at the Schwedegon Pagoda.

There are a great many figures of Buddha surrounding the great stupa of the Schwedegon Pagoda. It is believed that by pouring water over Buddhas head while praying, you are released from your passed mistakes and transgressions.