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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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I want to point out that we have built pagodas and other Buddhist buildings and sponsored schools."
For the best sunrise, head out as early as 4.30am to secure a spot on one of the pagodas. 5.
Burma's most iconic Buddhist monument, Shwedagon Pagoda, has a fund of nearly 70 billion kyat (US$52 million) sitting in a bank account, earning yearly interest of up to 4bn kyat, according to the Yangon Minister for Social Welfare Naingan Lin.
Most people go to Bagan to see its centuries-old temples and pagodas. This can be done by renting an e-bike or going for the more traditional horse-drawn carts.
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.
Myanmar sent truckloads of soldiers and squadrons of police to protect and rebuild centuries-old Buddhist pagodas around the ancient capital of Bagan on Thursday, a day after at least 187 of the brick temples were damaged in a powerful earthquake.
n Bagan, the land of a thousand pagodas, the clock has no value for time stopped ages ago.
One such programme is the inauguration of Dhamma and meditation classes with special emphasis on the youth of Viet Nam with collaboration of the Bhikkus and Bhikkunis of local Pagodas and the blessings of the Viet Nam Buddhist Sangha.
Participants were given a tour of Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in Thailand.
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.