The city Payathonzu is located in the Karen state of southern Burma, near the border to Thailand. The name Payathonzu means "three pagodas" and is a complex of three interconnected shrines. ayathonzu is located in southeast Myanmar. The Payathonzu is a city in the southeast of Myanmar, in the Kayin state on the border to Thailand. The city Payathonzu is located in the Karen state of southern Burma, near the border to Thailand.

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Payathonzutempple ( "Temple of the Three Buddhas") is a Buddhistic sanctuary in the Burmese town of Minnanthu (southeast of Bagan). It is situated at ???????????[p??já ??? zù]; in other words, it is a Buddhistic one. It' s in the spirit that the sanctuary is made up of three churches connected by small corridors. Inside the sanctuary are frescos in the Mahayana and Tantric styles.

It was not finished, however. It has recently been restored, with the finishing of the three brighter stupa on the cloister.

Myanmar: Payathonzu Temple, Myanmar(Burma)

The name Payathonzu means "three pagodas" is a group of three connected carpentry..... It was erected in the thirteenth c.. As there are some possible Mahayana influences in later times, the memorial has murals that refer to bodies of bodies. The shrine contains two vague murals with body sattva-figurines.

As a rule, the building is closed.


to the Payathon temple. Payathonzu is so named because the memorial is made up of three different small quadratic churches with arched hallways and arcades connected by two small arched hallways that lead from one to the other. In each shrine there is a plinth, but the pictures have vanished and their precise composition is not known.

There is a beautiful wall paintings on the wall of the hallways and the arch. The semi-ornamented central sanctuary and the simple wall of the west sanctuary indicate that the work was given up before it was completed. It is not known when this sanctuary was founded, but it can certainly be traced back to the end of the thirteenth cent.


Opposite the Tayok High Street is this set of three connected chests (the name means Three Stupas) because of its wall painting from the thirteenth cent. It has a remarkable look like the Khmer Buddhist remains of Thailand. There are two other chinese or Tibetan-looking wall painting with bodhisattva-figurines.

It is a hot topic among arthistorians whether these indicate a possible Mahayana or Tantra impact. Three Shrines design suggests connections with the Hindu Trimurti (triad) of Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma, a trilumvirate also associated with Tantra Buddhism. It could also be said to represent the three gems of Buddhism (Buddha, Dalma and Sangha), except that such a pattern is unusual in Buddhist architectural Asia, although it occurs in the Hindu shrines of India and Nepal.

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