Yogo Pagoda lies in Yogo Monastery. Yogo Village. Mudon Township. Mon State. Buddha was on sojourn to Sri Lanka when he granted two hair relics for Hermit Gona. One of them was granted to the guardian of the hill Bandaya who enshrined it in the pagoda. It was known as Gona Pagoda. Later. it became known as Yogo Pagoda. Some believe that it emitted radiance and so called it Radi- ance in Mon script. Later. it became Yogo Pagoda. It became more well known when it was repaired to its present height by rich man Manya who lived at he foot of the Yogo Pagoda during the time Thiri Dhamma Thawka Yaza was building the 84000 pagodas. It was later given finishing touches by U Deinna the King of Yammapura.