Maha Myat Muni Phaya (Kyaikhto)

A replica of Maha Myat Muni Image in Mandalay is situated opposite Kyaikpawlaw Image in Gangaw Ward. Kyaikhto. Mon State. In 1255. pious couple U Ant and Daw Goon paid obeisance to Maha Myat Muni in Mandalay and had an urge to pay obeisance to its replica in Kyaikhto. and so they sought the permission of King Hsipaw's elder sister to get a cast of the Image in 1256.

They got a cast of the Image from the full moon day of Tazaungmon that year up to the full moon day of Tabaung the same year. After that they cast the Image with over 3000 viss of alloy of gold. silver. bronze and mogyo donated by one and all. Its throne is four cubits high. Its height is over seven cubits.

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