Kyaik Pun Paya : Bago Region, Myanmar

Kyaikpun Pagoda is a pagoda in the Bago Division of Burma, in the city of Bago. Most notably, Kyaik Pun Pagoda is the home to the Four Seated Buddha shrine, a 90 ft (27 m) statue depicting the four Buddhas namely Kakusandha, Konagamana, Kassapa, and Gautama seated in four positions, sitting back to back to four directions.

The Kyaik Pun Paya, located down a road off the main highway, 3.5km south of the centre.

Consists of four large back-to-back statues representing the four Buddhas who have appeared so far in the current era.

This back-to-back arrangement seems to have originated among the Mon before spreading to Bagan and Thailand.

Kyaik Pun Paya
Address: Bago Region, Myanmar (Burma)

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