Ananda Pagoda Festival

Ananda Pagoda Festival

Ananda Pagoda is probably the finest largest and best preserved of all the Bagan temples. Ananda Temple suffered considerable damage in the earthquakes in history. The Ananda. built by Kyansittha in 1090. is on a larger scale than the Pahtothamya and the Apeyadana and is significantly different in form. The temple is said to represent the endless wisdom of the Buddha. Symbolizing the limitless wisdom of Buddha. there is a month long sanctified festival for the temple Ananda. the most beautiful one out of 2000 holy monuments in Bagan. Myanmar. It is usually falls on January every year. The busiest day of the festival is on the full-moon day of the lunar month. Villagers and pilgrims around Bagan roll in the sacred site of Ananda for the consecration.

This is also the best time to see not only the ritual of Buddhists but the festival is also meant for social gathering. reunification. propagation and perpetuation of the religion that is Buddhism. During the festival. walk around in sea of vendors and shops that sell traditional Myanmar food-staff and enjoy the local atmosphere in locality.