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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:30 pm 
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Dear Members,

Today my dear dhamma brother 'Dr.Han Tan' will go to visit his son in Yangon, Burma and he promises to pray to the most respected Ruby-Eye Buddha/The shwedagon Pagoda for me and all SD and JTN Group. So please let me show you all the pictures:

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:42 pm 
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Women are not allowed in right? And men must get a special pass on restricted days right? Sigh :rolleye:

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 4:36 pm 
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plwk wrote:
Women are not allowed in right? And men must get a special pass on restricted days right? Sigh :rolleye:


Dear plwk,

That's what I used to know, but this is year 2012...may be things in Burma about women change...when my friend/his wife/daughter come back I'll ask them..and report to you..ok?

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 4:45 pm 
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WOW! Thank-you so much! While I have seen pictures of the pagoda all my life I have never before seen the Buddha image from the pagoda.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:23 am 
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kirtu wrote:
WOW! Thank-you so much! While I have seen pictures of the pagoda all my life I have never before seen the Buddha image from the pagoda.

:namaste:

Kirtu

Dear Kirt....Please look here!

Buddha statues at Shwedagon
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All beautiful ??******** :heart: :anjali:


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 1:58 am 
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Seriously, at times I can't tell too much of a difference between Thai & Burmese Vihara design and architecture except for some noticeable small differences but the Buddha rupas are an instant giveaways...

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 3:32 am 
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buddhaflower wrote:
kirtu wrote:
WOW! Thank-you so much!

Dear Kirt....Please look here!

Buddha statues at Shwedagon
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WOW! I'm speechless!
:woohoo: :applause: :jumping: :namaste:

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:59 pm 
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Beautiful photos! I especially like the Maha Bodhi replica in the background at the Shwedagon complex.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 11:06 pm 
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Thank you for sharing those pictures with us. They are beautiful!
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plwk wrote:
Women are not allowed in right? And men must get a special pass on restricted days right? Sigh :rolleye:


Dear plwk,
You're so right!...Burma never changes...and this is my dear friend's message:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/JourneyTo ... sage/10306

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 01, 2013 2:25 pm 
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When you become a Samma Sambuddha buddhaflower, may no sentient beings experience discrimination and restriction :namaste:

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 10:15 pm 
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Shwedagon Pagoda 1 from 50years50countries
Shwedagon Pagoda 2 from 50years50countries
Nine Wonders of the Shwedagon Pagoda presumably in Myanmar, subtitled in English
Shwedagon Pagoda, about 1/2 day and 1/2 night (10 mins)
Another beautiful video of Shwedagon Pagoda beginning with an aerial overview. With a Buddhist song in Myanmar.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:47 pm 
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More unique views of Shwedagon Pagoda, this is a German video mostly shot during the day.
Overview of the layout of the Shwedagon Pagoda complex
An hours in-depth excursion through the Shwedagon Pagoda complex. All in Myanmar.
Inside Shwedagon Pagoda with still more unique shots of the complex.

... and several more amazing videos on Youtube.

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