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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

 

 

 

  Maung Minshin (Shin Byu)

 

Myanmar

Statue of the nat Maung Minshin, who in life was known as Shin Byu, the brother of Shin Nyo, who later became the nat Taungmagyi (fig.). They are the powerful sons of Maung Tint De (fig.), who were forced by the King of Tagaung to fight each other to the death, due to the king's fearfulness of their legendary strength.