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La Pagode Kuthodaw littéralement Mérite royal, et officiellement Mahalawka Marazein est un ensemble de stûpas bouddhistes situé à Mandalay
Elle abrite le plus grand livre du monde (par la taille), le canon bouddhique en pâli ou Tipitaka. Il est gravé sur 729 stèles de marbre protégées chacune dans une kyauksa gu, ou grotte à inscription, sous un petit stûpa chaulé blanc

Kuthodaw Pagoda is a Buddhist stupa, located in Mandalay, that contains the world's largest book.
In the grounds of the pagoda are 729 kyauksa gu or stone-inscription caves, each containing a marble slab inscribed on both sides with a page of text from the Tipitaka, the entire Pali Canon of Theravada Buddhism.

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