|Type of monument
||: Type III Temple (Zedi
||: North of Minnanthu Village
||: Thamana Konhtin Couple
||: A.D 1243
Winido, it is a group of temples. This place
is seldomly visited and difficult to access. However some of
these temples are interesting.
Inside the Winido Temple are very
remarkable paintings. These paintings are in the style of the
late period of Bagan, decorative, delicate but also rather
BUDDHA IMAGES INSIDE THE TEMPLES
They are in the contents similar to other paintings
of the zone of Minnanthu. There are paintings of Jatakas on the
walls of the entrance and the footprint of the Buddha on the
vault of entry.
BEAUTIFUL MURAL PAINTINGS INSIDE
Brahma and Sakka protect the entry. Two
Bodhisattvas keep the furnace bridge, whereas the horoscope of
the life of the Buddha appears on the vault. In the furnace
bridge the life of the Buddha is distributed on 3 wings. In the
part of the Northern wing on the walls East and West, Buddha
vis-a-vis Paranirvana. Buddha teaching 2 monks. Finally a usual
scene of the combat against the army of Mara, and of paintings
showing the teaching Buddha will sutras them. These temples are
in general of small size with a square base.
A 13th Century stone inscription tablet was
found on which the donation of the temples were described.