A monk and one of the snakes at the Baungdawgyoke pagoda, outside Yangon. Photo: AFP

Inside Myanmar’s ‘snake temple’, now a nirvana for dozens of large pythons

Many locals regard the presence of the dozens of pythons, some measuring up to two or three metres in length, as a sign of the pagoda’s power

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A monk and one of the snakes at the Baungdawgyoke pagoda, outside Yangon. Photo: AFP
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