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February 19, 2019

Golden ceiling donated to Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda in Inle Lake

Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko and donors donate offertories to patron Sayadaw Abhidhaja Maharattha Guru Bhaddanta Thumingalar Bivamsa. Photo: Sai L Bae (Nyaungshwe)
Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko and donors donate offertories to patron Sayadaw Abhidhaja Maharattha Guru Bhaddanta Thumingalar Bivamsa. Photo: Sai L Bae (Nyaungshwe)

A ceremony to donate a golden lotus ceiling for the shrine housing Buddha images at Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda, Nyaungshwe Township, Shan State, was held at the pagoda yesterday morning.
Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko opened the ceiling curtain to unveil the installed golden lotus ceiling at the shrine.
Also, attendees to the ceremony took Five Precepts from State Sangha Mahanayaka member Nyaungshwe Maithauk, First Pariyati Monastery principal patron Sayadaw Abhidhaja Maharattha Guru Bhaddanta Thumingalar Bivamsa, listened to the reciting of parittas, after which the Union Minister and donors donated
offertories. Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko supplicated religious matters, as all listened to a sermon by Maithauk First Sayadaw and then shared merits.—Sai L Bae (Nyaungshwe) Translated by Zaw Min)

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