Phayani Pagoda

Phayani Pagoda was one of the 84.000 pagodas built by King Thiri Dhamma Thawka. the one for 12 Mwethariya relics. Originally it was only 12 cubits high. That was later renovated by Anawrahta. Inn-wa Thihathu. King Mindon and Thibaw to 93 cubits. It lies between 81st and 82nd Streets. 19th and 22nd Streets in Aungmye Thazan Township. Pale-Ngweyaung Ward. Mandalay. It is so called because the place was all red from the atmosphere and the power of the pagoda at its consecration. It was also called Thitsanandi Phayani. In olden days people used to come here to take oaths-to testify in courts. It was believed that saying untruths after oaths there hurt the sayers. It was also called Mi-pyaing Kyan-kaing Pagoda.


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