Kyaikhtihsaung Sandawshin Pagoda

It lies in Zotthot village. Bilin Township. Mon State. Zotthot village is near Belin Taungzun motor road. between Kelatha Mountain and Bilin River. The pagoda is on a hill called Mya-Oo Mountain. supposed to be inhabited by ogres. The pagoda was said to have been built by ogre brothers Mani Kondala and Dewa Kondala. At first the umbrella was slanted and so it was called Hti-Saung Pagoda. Later the Sayadaw of the pagoda made a vow and put right the umbrella and since then it was called Kyaikhtihsaung Pagoda. The pagoda was built all in laterite. with nothing of lime. sand and cement. It was some 2600 years old. It has a height of 63 cubits. Near the pagoda are the noted Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda. Zwegabin. Zingyaik. Saketha Dhatu Kelatha. Kyaikdeyon. Kuthinayon. Mya Thabeik. Mya Theintan Zpkkali Sandawshin Pagodas.

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