Monday, May 15, 2017

2nd donation for Buddha Image and a garden held in Kengtung

 May 14, 2017
A ceremony to donate cash to establishing a Buddha garden and Abaya Mudra Buddha Image near Pan Kwe Village was held in Kengtung on 13 May.

After Venerable Sayadaw Bhaddanta Kawwida, had delivered a sermon at the ceremony, Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla presented the donations through the commander of a military region.

The Senior General received the donations of Tatmadaw family (Army, Navy and Air), Kanbawza Company, Max Myanmar Company, IGE Company, Chan Hein Company and Shwe Than Lwin Company and other donors.
The total amount of donation was more than Ks 8497 lakh.

Afterwards, the Senior General and party viewed the model of the Abaya Mudra image and photos of the construction works.
At noon, the Senior General and wife attended the ceremony in Sasana Beikman in Kengtung where rice, cooking oil and money were donated to monks and nuns.

Presiding Sayadaw of Kyaingyin Monastery Venerable Agga Maha Saddhamma Jotikadhaja  Bhaddanta Kemasara and other Members of the Sangha attended the ceremony.

Afterwards, the Senior General and wife presented the donations to Kyaingyin Sayadaw and officials from Tatmadaw to other Sayadaw and Buddhist monks.

The ceremony ended with concluding remarks by the Samsara Aye Sayadaw preached and sharing merits for the donations. The total amount of donations for 74 monasteries was 316 rice bags, 504 viss of cooking oil and Ks 162 lakh from the Tatmadaw families.

Myanmar News Agency

Ref; The Global New Light of Myanmar

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