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One of the kyuaksa or Burmese alphabet inscriptions at the Kuthodaw Pagoda, Mandalay, Myanmar. The entire Tipitaka Pali canon is set on 729 marble slabs, and each stone is housed in a kyauksa gu or a small cave-like stupa. (unedited)

In the lower level of the stupa, there is a work station where the buddha statues are painted, preparing to be placed for view in the stupa.

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A furnished office space located inside of the community center, completed in the spring of 2017.

This standing statue has the name Miss Bakly Angeline (Bakly Sithor) engraved on the pedestal.

Statue of Jayavarman VII, King of the Khmer Empire from circa 1181-1218.

The group of statues refers to the story of Sujãtã, a daughter of a rich man, who prayed to the tree-spirit of the Bodhi tree to have her first child be a son.1 Sujãtã's prayer was fulfilled, and she sent her maid to the Bodhi tree to clean up the…

A block of green foam with holes for sticking incense into.

Painted Buddhas in various mudras and configurations adorn the ledges of the lower level of the stuppa, illuminated by colored LED lights.

A monk supervises a man working on the construction of the Stupa in a hot July day in 2016.

The front of the community center under construction in July 2016. It will be used for plays, dancing, pageantry, teaching of Khmer, and guest housing for well attended festivals and ceremonies.