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Standing Buddha

The 130m-high Standing Buddha near Monywa...31 storeys all up.
...It'll Always Be Burma To Me!

January 25th 2009
Myanmar is not, as Cosmo Kramer mistakenly asserts, an American discount pharmacy. It is, of course, the country which is always referred to (parenthetically) as (Burma). It's coming on twenty years now since the military junta changed the name, so why does the world persist in sticking to the old label? This 'Myanmar or Burma' question continued to tax me throughout my fifteen days in the country ... read more
Asia » Burma » Yangon Region » Yangon

Burmese Flag Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth wa... ... read more
17th July 2010

Picture of Standing Buddha at Monywa
Dear Mr. Griffith: Hi. I was looking for pictures of the Standing Buddha of Monywa and came across your picture at: I'm currently doing research for a non-profit Buddhist Art Dictionary. We would like to include an entry of this beautiful statue and were wondering if you can let us reference your picture. Please contact me if you have any quesitons. I would greatly appreciate it if you can take the time. Thank you. Best Regards, Yuan Chou
28th July 2010

good photo
wonderful photo

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