Inle Lake, Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery2

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The Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery, just outside Nyaung Shwe, is a fascinating wooden monastery built in the early 19th Century. It is a very interesting red painted teak wood building with oval windows and a white pagoda beside

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  • @1456789
    Gracias por el comentario y favorito. Muchas gracias y un fuerte abrazo
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  • @marcus33
    Merci beaucoup Marcus pour votre gentil commentaire. Je vous souhaite une très bonne journée. Amitiés
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  • Que cantidad de budas, he visto que ponen nombres por lo que deben ser presentes de los fieles. Hay paredes maravillosas pero les va haciendo falta ya una reestructuración, pero tienen tantas que arreglar que me temo que no va a ser posible. Fantástico trabajo, felicitaciones. Gracias, Pilar
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  • Absolument magnifique Michaela, les photos sont remarquables. Les traces superbes d'une foi et d'une dévotion,c'est impressionnant. Mille mercis pour ce magnifique travail. Bonne journée.
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    Thank you. Happy truly happy you enjoyed watching it. It was fascinating to travel in this country....
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Inle Lake, Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery2

  1. 1. http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/michaelasanda-2091870-myanmar58/
  2. 2. Inle Lake, the second largest lake in Myanmar, is a freshwater lake located in the Shan Hills. Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery is a 19th century monastery built entirely of teak, painted red, heaving beside a white pagoda
  3. 3. The Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery is a short walk to the north of town and is well known by photographers because of its unique architecture with the oval windows
  4. 4. and for the white stucco temple next to it with its red interior and thousands of niches, each holding a small Buddha
  5. 5. Near Shwe Yan Pyay monastery is a white stupa with thousands of niches
  6. 6. All around the central sanctuary is a walkway with niches. In every niche is a Buddha (and a sign indicating the Buddha’s donor).
  7. 7. The arched ceiling of this walkway is covered with mosaic murals of Buddhist themes.
  8. 8. The righteous (men) get to pluck the fruit of the tree of virgins
  9. 9. Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery is a 19th century monastery built entirely of teak, painted red, that today remains in full operation as school and home for young novice monks and their teachers.
  10. 10. Nyaung Shwe is a town a few kilometers north of Inle Lake in the Shan State of Myanmar. Nyaung Shwe is the tourist hub for visiting Inle Lake. It consists of one main thoroughfare with numerous side streets and a few parallel roads. The town serves as a marina for the numerous long boats carrying tourists into the lake. The lake itself is located a few kilometers south through a river channel.
  11. 11. Text: Internet Pictures: Sanda Foişoreanu & Internet Copyright: All the images belong to their authors Presentation: Sanda Foişoreanu www.slideshare.net/michaelasanda Sound Hlaing Win Maung – The Silver Sandbank

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