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PAGODA, comm. law. A denomination of money in Bengal. In the computation of ad valorem duties, it is valued at one dollar and ninety-four cent's. Act of March 2, 1799, s. 61, 1 Story's L. U. S. 626. Vide Foreign Coins.

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It was also a hub of Buddhist learning and hosted no less than 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and monasteries.
The idea to document pagodas came to them after reading a 2004 publication by the International Institute for Advanced Asian Studies (CESMEO) in Turin, through which it became clear that little formal research had been done on paintings in Cambodian pagodas, with even the fate of important murals largely unknown.
New Delhi [India], August 30 ( ANI ): India and Mayanmar will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the conservation of earthquake-damaged pagodas at Bagan during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Myanmar next week.
Most reports were of damage to the famed pagodas in central Myanmar, particularly around Bagan, and smaller, basic buildings.
Thanks to a generous donation in 2010 by a Chinese businessman, the reconstruction of the pagoda is under way.
As I stood on top of one of the thousands of unnamed pagodas, breathing in the air that was red from the dust, seeing pagodas in different states of disrepair in every direction, I felt as if I had been teleported to a different place thousands of years ago.
Viet Nam which has over 17000 ancient Pagodas spread around the country has the village model based on the Pagoda, the Community Hall, the village reservoir and the paddy fields.
Participants were given a tour of Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in Thailand.
Contract notice: Assembly and erection of pagodas on arbel vehicles
Later this month the Birmingham Royal Ballet''''s soloist returns 'home', with two roles in the UK premiere of Benjamin Britten's only commissioned ballet Prince of the Pagodas.
In this deeply Buddhist country, pagodas pockmark the land, and some of the most impressive ones can be found in Yangon, including the Shwedagon Pagoda and the Sule Pagoda.
As of now the two levels of pagodas are unoccupied.