The Hump Pagoda was built by Hermit Teiktha, who built the Kyaik Hti Yo Pagoda. He built it in Sakarit 47, five years earlier than Kyaik Hti Yo. Its structure was unique in that it was composed of three rocks in a row. It is about four miles from Kyonka village, Paung Township, Mon State. It lie near Thabeikaing monastery on the Hump Mountain Range. Therefore, the pagoda is also known as the Hump Pagoda.