Kyansittha was a popular and successful general who led his father Anawrahta's major military campaigns that founded the Pagan Empire. He was exiled twice in the 1070s and 1080s for his affair with Queen Manisanda. Kyansittha ascended to the Pagan throne in 1084 after suppressing a major Mon rebellion that killed King Saw Lu.
Ties with the Brotherhood
He possessed the areindamma spear,which was a Piece of eden and was later recruited to the brotherhood in the mid 1050s.