Hpaya

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Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

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  • Paya —    (Hpaya)    The word in the Burmese (Myanmar) language that is commonly employed to refer to pagodas, but it may be used in connection with other Buddhist holy places or objects, such as Buddha images, or even persons, including Gotama Buddha… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • List of Shan state rulers — The Shan State of Myanmar (also known as Burma) was once made up of a large number of traditional monarchies or fiefdoms. Three ranks of chiefs where recognized by the Burmese king and later by the British administration. These ranks were Saopha… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Shan States rulers — The Shan State of Myanmar (also known as Burma) was once made up of a large number of traditional monarchies or fiefdoms. Three ranks of chiefs where recognized by the Burmese king and later by the British administration. These ranks were Saopha… …   Wikipedia

  • Culture of Burma — The culture of Burma (or Myanmar) has been heavily influenced by Buddhism and the Mon people. Its neighbours, particularly China and Thailand have made major contributions to Burmese culture. In more recent times, British colonial rule and… …   Wikipedia

  • Alaungpaya — ( my. အလောင်းဘုရား) or Alompra or Alaung Mintaya ( my. အလောင်းမင်းတရား,( th. อลองพญา) lit. Future Buddha King, 1714 ndash; April 13 1760) was a Burmese king who founded the Konbaung Dynasty (Heaven s platform) and the Third Burmese Empire in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Alaungpaya — (Birmanisch အလောင္‌းဘုရား, auch Alaung hpaya oder Alaung Mintaya, Birmanisch အလောင္းမင္းတရား, „zukünftiger Buddhakönig“; * 1714 in Moksobo; † 13. April 1760) war ein birmanischer König und der Begründer der Konbaung Dynastie (und damit des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alaungpaya — (birman အလောင်းဘုရား), Alompra ou Alaung Mintaya (birman အလောင်းမင်းတရား, littéralement Futur Roi Bouddha), (24 septembre 1714 – 11 mai 1760) fut un roi de Birmanie, fondateur de la dynastie Konbaung et du troisième empire birman. Il était né à… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Taunggyi —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Taungû. Taunggyi Une vue de Taunggyi (2006) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Administration and Society, Precolonial Burma —    Before the British colonial period, Burma was an absolute monarchy, the king s authority legitimized by the myth of the Maha Thamada and his possession of superior merit, accumulated over many lifetimes (thus he was often referred to as Hpaya… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Pongyi —    (Hpoungyi)    In the Burmese (Myanmar) language, literally great glory, used to refer to members of the Sangha who have been ordained (thus excluding koyin, or novices) and have pursued the monk s life for an extended period of time. When… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

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