Emerald Almsbowl Pagoda

Emerald Almsbowl Pagoda lies on Theinganeik Peak in Thaton. Mon State. It was built for completion on the full moon day of Tabodwe. Sakarit 128. That year. Shin Maheinda and Shin Thawna of Mizzima Desa the arahantas brought eight hair relics of Buddha to Thuwunna Bhumi.

The king of that time. Thuwunna Maha Dhamma Daza. had the pagoda built atop the Theinganeik Mount enshrining two hair relics with the sponsorship of the two arahantas. Queen Sanda Dewi donated an emerald shawl bedecked with nine jewels costing more than a hundred thousand pieces of silver. with a golden rest for an almsbowl as the base. It was variously called Theinganeik Pagoda. Thuwunna Pagoda. Hair Relics Pagoda. Wish-granting Pagoda and Emerald Almsbowl Pagoda. Now it is known as Emerald Almsbowl Pagoda.

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