Taung Pyinthe (Saw Rahan II)

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Taung Pyinthe
တောင်ပြင်သည်
Chief queen consort of Pagan
Tenure? – 1014
Predecessor?
Successor Myauk Pyinthe
Born Pagan (Bagan)
Spouse Saw Rahan II (?–1001)
Kunhsaw Kyaunghpyu (1001–14)
Issue Kyiso
House Pagan
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Taung Pyinthe (Burmese : တောင်ပြင်သည်, pronounced  [tàʊɴ bjìɴ ðɛ̀] ; lit. "Queen of the Southern Palace") was the Chief queen consort of kings Saw Rahan II and Kunhsaw Kyaunghpyu of the Pagan Dynasty of Myanmar. She was also the mother of King Kyiso. [1]

According to the royal chronicles, she was of royal descent and the eldest of three sisters. She and her two sisters were married off to King Saw Rahan. Her two younger sisters became known as Myauk Pyinthe ("Queen of the Northern Palace") and Ale Pyinthe ("Queen of the Central Palace") while she received the title, Taung Pyinthe ("Queen of the Southern Palace"). [1] [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 Yazawin Thit Vol. 1 2012: 93
  2. Hmannan Vol. 1 2003: 227

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Taung Pyinthe (Saw Rahan II)
Royal titles
Preceded by
Chief queen consort of Pagan
? – 1014
Succeeded by
Myauk Pyinthe