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  • A Buddha statue at Shwedegon Pagoda, Rangoon, Burma, November 22, 2012. (D. Schearf/VOA)
  • One of the four entrances to Shwedegon Pagoda, Rangoon, Burma, November 22, 2012. (D. Schearf/VOA)
  • A monk at the Shwedegon Pagoda, Rangoon, Burma, November 22, 2012. (D. Schearf/VOA)
  • Women pour water on statues in front of Shwedegon Pagoda, Rangoon, Burma, November 22, 2012. (D. Schearf/VOA)
  • Worshipers face Buddha statues in Shwedegon Pagoda, Rangoon, Burma, November 22, 2012. (D. Schearf/VOA)
  • A woman prays at Shwedegon Pagoda, Rangoon, Burma, November 22, 2012. (D. Schearf/VOA)
  • The Gold Pagoda inside Shwedegon Pagoda, Rangoon, Burma, November 22, 2012. (D. Schearf/VOA)
  • A statue at the entrance to the Shwedegon Pagoda, Rangoon, Burma, November 22, 2012. (D. Schearf/VOA)
  • A monk blocks his face from the sun, Shwedegon Pagoda, Rangoon, Burma, November 22, 2012. (D. Schearf/VOA)
  • A monk at Shwedegon Pagoda, Rangoon, Burma, November 22, 2012. (D. Schearf/VOA)

Burma's Shwedegon Pagoda

Published November 23, 2012

VOA's Daniel Schearf Recently visited Burma during U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to the country. While there he took this photographs of Rangoon's Shwedegon Pagoda.


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