Gala Dhamma ceremony marks Buddha Day on full moon of Kason 1386 ME

Daw Kyu Kyu Hla, wife of Chairman of the State Admin­istration Council Prime Minis­ter Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, attended the Dhamma ceremony to mark the Buddha Day which falls on full moon of Kason 1386 ME at Agga Di­pati Sasana Beikman in the precinct of Maravijaya Buddha Park in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday evening.


Also present at the cere­mony were SAC Vice-Chair­man Deputy Prime Minister Vice-Senior General Soe Win and his wife Daw Than Than Nwe, the secretary and wife, council members and their wives, union-level dignitaries, union ministers and their wives and officials as well as mem­bers of religious associations.


On the occasion, the Vice- Senior General and his wife and congregation took the Eight Precepts from State Ovadacariya Shwegyin Nikaya Chairman 16th Sangharaja of Shwegyin Nikaya Chancellor of Sitagu International Buddhist Academies Abhidhaja Maha Rattha Guru Abhidhaja Agga Maha Saddhamma Jotika Agga Pandita Maha Dhammakathi­ka Bahujana Hitadhara Sit­agu Sayadaw Dr Bhaddanta Nyanissara and listened to the sermon on Buddha Day of Ka­son full moon.


SAC Vice-Chairman Dep­uty Prime Minister Vice-Sen­ior General Soe Win donated cash for the Dhamma ceremo­ny through Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture U Tin Oo Lwin. Sitagu Sayadaw presented a certificate of hon­our to the Vice-Senior General.


They all listened to a ser­mon delivered by Sitagu Sayad­aw and shared merits gains for all donations. — MNA/TTA