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May 27, 2019

Religious objects meant for Eternal Peace Pagoda displayed at Uppatasanti Pagoda for public obeisance

Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko and Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman Dr. Myo Aung convey the Diamond Orb to be fixed atop Eternal Peace Pagoda to the Uppatasanti Pagoda.  Photo: MNA

RELIGIOUS objects, along with two Buddha images carved from marble stones, meant for the Eternal Peace Pagoda in Nay Pyi Taw were displayed at the Uppatasanti Pagoda yesterday for public obeisance.
The religious objects arrived in Nay Pyi Taw after a nationwide ceremonial procession.
On the pagoda platform, Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman Dr. Myo Aung and wife, members of Nay Pyi Taw Council and wives, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture, departmental officials, teachers and students conveyed the religious objects into the pagoda cave after circling them around the pagoda in clockwise.
Afterwards, Union Minister, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman and wife, members of Nay Pyi Taw Council and wives and departmental officials sprinkled the religious objects and Buddha images with scented water.
Shwe Parami Forest Sayadaw Ashin Sandadika also delivered a peace sermon at the pagoda later in the evening. – Han Lin Naing
(Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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