Myanmar’s Big Buddha

 

Maha IMAG1248Bodhi Ta Htaung is a famous Buddhist region and monastery located in Monywa Township, Sagaing Region, Myanmar. It is famous for the Giant Standing Buddha statue, the second largest in the world. It stands 32 stories tall. The site contains thousands of Buddha images and many Buddhist monks can study the Buddhist Pariyatti literature at the monastery.  Meditation centres or Vipassãnã centres are opened at the monastic region both for monks and laypersons and many Buddhist monks study the Buddhist Pariyatti literature at the monastery.

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