Apeyadana

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Apeyadana
အပယ် ရတနာ
Chief queen consort of Burma
Tenure1084 – c. 1100s (decade)
Predecessor Manisanda
Successor Thanbula
Bornc. 1040s (decade)
Diedc. 1100s (decade)
Pagan (Bagan)
Spouse Kyansittha
Issue Shwe Einthi
House Pagan
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Apeyadana (Burmese : အပယ် ရတနာ, pronounced  [ʔəpɛ̀ jədənà] ; also spelled Abeyadana) was the chief queen consort of King Kyansittha of the Pagan Dynasty of Burma (Myanmar) and maternal grandmother of King Sithu I of Pagan. She married Kyansittha when he was just a young officer in the army, [1] before his coronation. [2] :156 She was succeeded as the chief queen by Thanbula. [3]

The Apeyadana Temple in Bagan (Pagan) is named after the queen.

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References

  1. Harvey 1925: 38
  2. Coedès, George (1968). Walter F. Vella (ed.). The Indianized States of Southeast Asia. trans.Susan Brown Cowing. University of Hawaii Press. ISBN   978-0-8248-0368-1.
  3. Hmannan Vol. 1 2003: 279

Bibliography

Apeyadana
Born:c. 1040s Died:c. 1100s
Royal titles
Preceded by
Manisanda
Chief queen consort of Burma
1084–c. 1100s
Succeeded by
Thanbula