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Mahar Wizaya Pagoda
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The Mahar Shwedagon was built in 1980, 40 years ago and is 169 feet in height. It is located on top of a small hill 460 meters near the Shwedagon Pagoda. The relics were dedicated by the King and Queen of Nepal, the country where the Buddha was born more than 2500 years ago and umbrella of pagoda (Hti Taw) was donated by The General Ne win. Therefore, it is called General pagoda. The design of Mahar Wizaya Pagoda is distinctive from other pagodas in several way because of the mix of ancient and modern style. The pagoda has main two entrances. One is on the east stairway of the Shwedagon Pagoda and the other is on Htaung Bo Road. So when you get to Shwedagon Pagoda, you can visit the Mahar Wizaya from the entrance of east. And you also find a lake in which many tortoises are raised and fed through a small bridge.
The Mahar Wizaya Pagoda, located on the top of a small hill opposite of Shwedagon Pagoda, was built in 1980 and the high is 169 feets. The shrine relics were donated by the King of Nepal, the country where the Buddha was born more than 2500 years ago and the pagoda’s umbrella was donated by U Ne Win. Thus, the pagoda is also referred to as the General’s Pagoda. It is a mix of traditional and modern style. Mahar Wizaya Pagoda has two entrances, one is in front of the Eastern Stair way of Shwedagon Pagoda and another is on the U Htaung Bo Road. So when you visit the Shwedagon Pagoda, you can also visit to Mahar Wizaya Pagoda. If you enter from the Eastern, you will see many tortoises that were given sanctuary in the lake. Many children and parents can be seen feeding food to the tortoises from a small bridge.
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There are eight gateways in the building, one unlike the other temples. The meaning of eight signs is to reflect winning signs of Buddha. Inside the building, there are two stands and stupa, built by a new architect and integrating the Mon-Myanmar culture. The Mahar Wizaya is a hollow stupa and the top of the stupa is a round room with dome. It is opened to visit the people. In the center of the room are stupa, statues of Buddha, ancients objects which a royal gift from The King of Nepal and there are several Buddha images at the bottom of stupa.
In Mahar Wizaya, there are eight gateways and it is different from other pagodas. Inside the Stupa, there are two stands and the stupa image is constructed by a new architect and represents a mix of Mon-Burma Culture. The meaning of the gateways is to reflect the eight winning signs of Buddha. A rather unique feature of the Mahar Wizaya is the main stupa in the center of the building .And the stupa is hollow and open to visitors. Inside the main stupa is a round room with a dome on top. In the center of the room is a shrine for the Buddhist relics that were a gift from the King of Nepal. The base of the shrine is a number of Buddha images.  
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It is opened every day from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm. The Mahar Wizaya is crowded on the Myanmar New Year Day with local people. If you have time, you can also visit the nearby Zoo, Kandawgyi Park, Karaweik and playground(Happy World).
It is open every day from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm. And if you visit the Mahar Wizaya, you can also visit other places, located near it such as Zoo and Kandawgyi Park ,playground(Happy World).
 

Latest revision as of 18:19, 18 February 2020

Mahar Wizaya

The Mahar Shwedagon was built in 1980, 40 years ago and is 169 feet in height. It is located on top of a small hill 460 meters near the Shwedagon Pagoda. The relics were dedicated by the King and Queen of Nepal, the country where the Buddha was born more than 2500 years ago and umbrella of pagoda (Hti Taw) was donated by The General Ne win. Therefore, it is called General pagoda. The design of Mahar Wizaya Pagoda is distinctive from other pagodas in several way because of the mix of ancient and modern style. The pagoda has main two entrances. One is on the east stairway of the Shwedagon Pagoda and the other is on Htaung Bo Road. So when you get to Shwedagon Pagoda, you can visit the Mahar Wizaya from the entrance of east. And you also find a lake in which many tortoises are raised and fed through a small bridge.

File:Lake of Maharwizaya .jpg
lake of Maharwizaya

There are eight gateways in the building, one unlike the other temples. The meaning of eight signs is to reflect winning signs of Buddha. Inside the building, there are two stands and stupa, built by a new architect and integrating the Mon-Myanmar culture. The Mahar Wizaya is a hollow stupa and the top of the stupa is a round room with dome. It is opened to visit the people. In the center of the room are stupa, statues of Buddha, ancients objects which a royal gift from The King of Nepal and there are several Buddha images at the bottom of stupa.

It is opened every day from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm. The Mahar Wizaya is crowded on the Myanmar New Year Day with local people. If you have time, you can also visit the nearby Zoo, Kandawgyi Park, Karaweik and playground(Happy World).