About 200 – 300 years ago. There were three rich
They had their own 280 elephants.
were golden teakwood merchants in Myanmar
They respected in
Buddhism. So they built their life memorial pagoda.
these pagodas were respected in Buddhism.
The first one is
“Che-Di Maekuluang” (Maekuluang Pagoda)
which was built by
“Pha – Nor – Ke.”
The second one was built by “Ma –
Suay – Ja – Phor.”
Now it’s in Myewwadee, Myanmar.
the last one was built by “Pha – Chee – Por”,
Maepa Pagoda, local people called
It is located in Maepa
village, about 4 kilometers north of
It is a Peguan (Mon) Pagoda style.
Inside of it,
there is a
golden image of Buddha.
highly respected by Maepa people.