Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple : Yangon Region, Myanmar

The Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda in Yangon is known for its enormous 65 meters long Reclining Buddha image. The highly revered image is housed in a large shed North of Kandawgyi Lake.

The very impressive 65 meters long and 16 meters high Chauk Htat Gyi Buddha image is wearing a golden robe; the right arm of the Buddha is supporting the back of the head. The Reclining Buddha image is decorated with very expressive colors, white face, red lips, blue eye shadow, golden robe and red finger nails.

The soles of the feet contain 108 segments in red and gold colors that show images representing the 108 lakshanas or auspicious characteristics of the Buddha.

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Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple

Article Title: Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple : Yangon Region, Myanmar

Short Description: Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple is the most well-known Buddhist temple in Bahan Township, Yangon, Yangon Region, Myanmar. It houses one of the most revered reclining Buddha images in the country.

Author: Ruang-Ampon Buniad

Publisher - Orgnization: Asia Travel Gate

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Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple : Yangon Region, Myanmar was last modified on October 5, 2018 by Ruang-Ampon Buniad

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