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January 18, 2019

Golden umbrella hoisted atop Myenitaung Pagoda

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attends the ceremony to fix the golden umbrella atop Myenitaung Pagoda in Lewe Township, Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing attends the ceremony to fix the golden umbrella atop Myenitaung Pagoda in Lewe Township, Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. Photo: MNA

A ceremony to fix the golden umbrella atop Myenitaung Pagoda in Lewe Township near Nay Pyi Taw Airport was held in conjunction with a ceremony to consecrate the pagoda yesterday.
The ceremony was attended by Buddhist monks led by Aye Lar Town, Myothit Dhamma Rakhita Monastery principal Sayadaw Bhaddanta Vimala and guests led by Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla, Deputy Commander-in-Chief and Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win.
First the congregation took the Eight Precepts from Aye Lar Town, Myothit Dhamma Rakhita Monastery principal patron Sayadaw Bhaddanta Vimala.
Next, Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief and wife, Tatmadaw Deputy Commander-in-Chief and Commander-in-Chief (Army) and officials donated, diamond bud, vane, golden umbrella and other offerings to the Members of the Sangha. Sayadaw Bhaddanta Nyanisara delivered a sermon and the congregation shared the merit gained. Members of the Sangha consecrated the pagoda. —Myanmar News Agency

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