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Shwesandaw Pagoda (Pyay)

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Shwesandaw Pagoda For other pagodas named Shwesandaw, see Shwesandaw Pagoda.

The Shwesandaw Pagoda, or Shwesandaw Paya is a Buddhist pagoda in the center of Pyay, Burma. It is one of the more important Buddhist pilgrimage locations in Burma. It is said to contain a couple of the Lord Buddha's hairs, as its name means Golden Hair Relic.

During the full moon day of Tabodwe, Shwesandaw Pagoda holds a miphon pwe (???????????), whereby worshippers light bonfires using Sesbania cannabina as tinder.

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