Question(s): Who founded this temple and when? What is unique about this temple? Can you find out more about the Burmese-themed roads in this area? What are some of the road-names?
The Maha Sasana Ramsi Burmese Buddhist Temple was founded by U Kyaw Guang, a traditional Burmese doctor, in 1921.
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What is unique about the Maha Sasana Ramsi Burmese Buddhist Temple is that the local Burmese community would gather here in large crowds during Buddhist or Burmese festivals.
There are also several Burmese-themed roads around the vicinity of the temple, and there surfaced two school of thoughts to why these nearby roads were named as such. One believed that these roads were named after Burmese cities and dynasties by a very respected man in the area; the other believed that they were named as such because they were situated near the Burmese temple.
Some examples of the road names are:
Other road names include Akyab, Bassein, Bhamo, Irrawaddy, Martaban, Prome and Rangoon Road.