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Pagan, Myanmar

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Pagan (also known as Bagan) was an important ancient kingdom in Myanmar. Its first king Anawrahta reigned from 1044-1077.

Temples in Pagan.
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Anawrahta is said to have been converted to Theravada Buddhism by a Mon monk, after which he made a pilgrimage to Sri Lanka, returning to successfully convert his country, though other beliefs persisted. In 1287 the kingdom fell to the Mongols, after refusing to pay tribute.

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Rulers

Rulers of Pagan
Ruler Reign
Anawrahta 10441077
Kyanzittha  ?
...
Narapatisithu c.1192
Kyaswa 12341250
Uzana 12501255
Narathihapate 12541287

See also

History of Buddhismja:パガン王朝 nl:Pagan pl:Pagan (Birma)

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