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75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee of Mahawithutarama Zaygone Monastery held at Pyinmana

Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win presents offertories to Sayadaw. Photo: MNA

75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee of Mahawithutarama Zaygone Monastery of Pyinmana, Naypyitaw Council Region was held at that monastery at 1pm of 1st July.
Abhidhaja Maharattha Guru Bhaddanta Wisara, presiding Sayadaw of Mahawithutarama Middle Monastery,Pakokku, Magwe Region, Abhidhaja Maharattha Guru Bhaddanta Tayjaniya, presiding Sayadaw, Shwetaung Pariyatti Monastery, Yenanchaung, Abhidhaja Maharattha Guru Bhaddanta Kawithara, presiding Sayadaw, Mahawithutayama Zegone Monastery, Pyinmana, Naypyitaw Region and lesser monks attended the ceremony. Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services, Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, Union Minister for Ministry of Defense, Vice-Senior General Sein Win, President of Naypyitaw Council Dr. Myo Aung, Chief of General Staff (Army,Navy,Air) General Mya Tun Oo, high ranking officials from the office of Commander-in-Chief of Defense Services, Commander of Naypyitaw Command, members of Naypyitaw Council and invited guests were also present at the ceremony.
The guests led by Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defense Services received five precepts from Abhidhaja Maharattha Guru Bhaddanta Wisara, presiding Sayadaw of Mahawithutarama Middle Monastery,Pakokku and then the monks were reciting the Metta Sutta.
Afterwards, Abhidhaja Maharattha Guru Bhaddanta Wisara, presiding Sayadaw of Mahawithutarama Middle Monastery,Pakokku, Magwe Region, Abhidhaja Maharattha Guru Bhaddanta Kawithara, presiding Sayadaw, Mahawithutayama Zegone Monastery, Pyinmana, gave sermon of Theraniya Avadhakahta and President of Naypyitaw Council supplicated the religious affairs.
Then, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defense Services offered offertories to Abhidhaja Maharattha Guru Bhaddanta Wisara, presiding Sayadaw of Mahawithutarama Middle Monastery,Pakokku and monetary donations to Abhidhaja Maharattha Guru Bhaddanta Kawithara, presiding Sayadaw, Mahawithutayama Zegone Monastery, Pyinmana. Other high ranking officials also offered the offertories.

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