R E V E AL E D I N T H E R U I N S : B U D D HA I M A G E S A N D R E L I Q U AR I E S F R O M A B A G A N PA G O D A – TAASA Review March 2011


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Bob Hudson I n 1975, Bagan (Pagan) in Myanmar (Burma) was hit by a massive earthquake.

Many of the 3,300 historic buildings in the 11th-14th century city were damaged (Hudson 2008), including the Hsutaungpyi ("wish-fulfilling") pagoda.

This brick stupa, located along the road between the Nyaung-u airport and New Bagan, is part of a large Bagan period monastic complex, some of which remains in use...