Cleared the overgrowth and built a pagoda and an enclosing pavilion with a tiered pyramidal roof
Removed the enclosing pavilion and enlarged the pagoda, raising it to a height of 40 cubits
Leveled the hillocks there, filled up the ravines, made a retaining embankment of laterite and bricks, built an enclosure wall and planted coconut trees within the enclosure
Contributed gold the weight of himself and his queen for the gliding of the pagoda and cast a huge bell for it, 8 cubits wide at the mouth and 12 cubits high.
Carried away Dhammazedi Bell to be melted down and cast into a cannon.
Donated a bell and 6 years later donated a new umbrella, and just a year after a severe earthquake in November 1620 compelled him to reconstruct Shwedagon and to donate another umbrella
Gave Shwedagon its present height and appearance. Also donated his weight in gold 77 kilos for the gliding of the pagoda & donated a new umbrella
Claimed Singu's Bell as a prize of war. But while attempting to carry the bell on board a ship, it slid and sank into the river. The British failed to recover the bell, but the Myanmar later did so by the device of securing the bell to a brig with cables at low tide and then letting the incoming tide float the bell free
Ma Mya Glay, his queen of the Western Palace-built a covering roof over the western stairway. Tharyarwady himself had 52 kg of gold beaten into fine gold leaf for the gliding of the pagoda. He also donated a bell 42 tons in weight.
In December 1869, he donated a new "umbrella"