A mural is a painting on a wall, ceiling, or
other large permanent surface.
Murals of sorts date to prehistoric times such as the paintings
inside the caves, temples and pagodas. There are many techniques.
The most well known is probably "fresco", which uses water soluble
paints with a damp lime wash, a rapid use of the resulting mixture
over a large surface, and often in parts. The colors lighten when
Most of the mural paintings can be seen in many "gu" or caves in
Bagan. Because of very little lights inside the caves, the paintings
still remain as nearly as the original ones, but some of them have
been damaged badly due to other circumstances. There are over 300
monuments in Bagan which has mural paintings inside.
MURAL PAINTINGS from ABEYADANa temple
MURAL PAINTINGS from Khay min gha temple
MURAL PAINTINGS from nagayon temple
MURAL PAINTINGS from winido temple
MURAL PAINTINGS from Upali thein