Episode 9: The First Burmese Empire

 

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Episode 9 of my podcast has just gone online!  This episode covers Burma (also called Myanmar) in the Middle Ages, with special emphasis on the Bagan Empire.  Visit a city with more than 2,000 pagodas!  Learn what makes Theravada Buddhism different from the other Buddhist sects.  Meet a king who ruled for 95 years, and another king who ate 300 dishes of curry every day!  Hear me mispronounce their names!  It’s all here for your listening pleasure!

https://www.blubrry.com/hoseasia/18636226/episode-9-the-first-burmese-empire/

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