Myanmar - Kuthodaw Temple Mandalay

The spiritual affluence of Mandalay from a bygone era resonates in and outside its city limits until today. The Kuthodaw Pagoda may not look as impressive, but the story here makes it a sight not to be missed. Carved meticulously onto 729 marble tablets, each of these smaller shrines containing one page of what’s known as the ‘largest book’ in the world. Written in old Pali, only a small number of Buddhist faithful have attempted to memorize the complete works of his teachings.

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