Bagan – Htilominlo Temple
Htilominlo is a large Temple in Bagan that was thought the have been built around 1218 AD. The Temple is named after its builder, King Htilominlo (1211-1235).
According to legend, Htilominlo was chosen to be the next King out of the five sons of King Narapatisithu. The five sons stood in a circle with a white umbrella in the center. When the umbrella would tilt and point towards one of the sons, that son was to be the next King. As the umbrella pointed towards Htilominlo, he was chosen. It is said that the Htilominlo pagoda was built on the spot where he was selected as the next King.
Gallery – Htilominlo Temple
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Note: Sorry for the video being so dark, the camera had a hard time dealing with the bright sunlight.