Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, Myanmar

Kyaiktiyo Pagoda (also known as “The Golden Rock”) is a Buddhist pilgrimage site in Myanmar. it is a Rock covered with a thin gold layer, it has A dome-shaped structure erected as a Buddhist shrine (also known as “stupa”) Believers say the rock keeps it’s surreal balance thanks to a single hair that belonged to Buddha himself, also they say that one look of this gravity defying Golden Rock should be enough inspiration for any person who looks at it to turn to Buddhism.

For more information visit Wikipedia – Kyaiktiyo Pagoda

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Golden Rock

Golden Rock

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Golden Rock at night

Golden Rock at night

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Kyaikhtiyo at dusk

Kyaikhtiyo at dusk

 

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  1. ့Htet Aung February 28, 2013
  2. dr myint thwin oo March 15, 2013

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