Yadanar Man Aung Pagoda

Yadanar Man Aung Pagoda is known to be one of the five most revered "Man" paya of Mrauk U. This Pagoda is known to be one of the five most revered pagodas in Mrauk U. The five revered "Man" payas of Mrauk U are Lawka Man Aung. Zeenat Man Aung. Sakkya Man Aung. Mingalar Man Aung and Yadanar Man Aung. In Myanmar known as "Man Ngar Par".

Located on the east side of Yadanarpon Pagoda. about half a mile. The pagoda is octagonal in shape. It was built in A.D. 1652.
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The pagoda was built in the intention of respecting the Three Gems: Three Ratana of Buddhism. Myanmar Buddhists believe that the followings are the 3 invaluable gems in life.

For those 3 gems. wars were fought in our history.

(1) Buddha    : the enlighten one

(2) Dhamma  : the teachings

(3) Sangha    : the follower monks.

The height of the pagoda is 180 feet. and the width is 54 feet. At the north-west corner of the pagoda. there is a white cave with a length of 54 feet. width of 13 feet and 10 feet in height.

During the Mrauk U reign. there were archeries competitions. elephant competitions and horse competitions in the north side of the pagoda.

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