August 20, 2016

Thantikara Pagoda in Pansaung consecrated

Thantikara Pagoda in Pansaung.
Thantikara Pagoda in Pansaung.

A golden umbrella was hoisted atop the Thantikara Pagoda in Pansaung, in Naga Self-administered zone, on 8 March.
Members of the Sangha comprising Thitagu Sayadaw Ashin Nannissara consecrated the newly built pagoda which is also a replica of the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon.
During the ceremony to consecrate the pagoda, Union Ministers U Hla Tun and  Lt-Gen Kyaw Swe, Chief Minister of Sagaing Region U Tha Aye, commanders and leaders of the zone conveyed the umbrella, the diamond orb and Hnetmyatnar around the pagoda clockwise before the things were fixed atop the pagoda which is 55 ft high.


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