Thursday, December 08, 2005

Dhammazedi Bell (c. 1476) - Historical Sources

The Dhammazedi Bell is one of the largest bells in the world and is still buried under one of the rivers in Yangon, Burma. When I find see facts about this very interesting world-record breaking accumulation of religious wealth in the historical sources that I'm reading I post it to this weblog:

Posting I
Posting II
Posting III

Some possible transliterations of the king's name from Mon script that I have seen:

1. Dhammazedi
2. Damazedi
3. Dammazedi
4. Dhammachedi
5. Dhammaceti