A CEREMONY to hoist a religious umbrella, diamond orb and pennant shape vane atop Thambuddhe Bayyankin Pagoda was held near the toll gate of the Yangon-Mandalay expressway in Sakar-in village, Tada-U Township, Mandalay Region, on Tuesday.
Chief Minister of the region U Ye Myint and well-wishers conveyed the tiers of umbrella, relics, diamond orb and pennant shape vane round the pagoda.
The group stored relics in the upper reliquary of the pagoda and hoisted the umbrella tiers atop the pagoda. The consecration ceremony was held at the pagoda with recitation of religious verses by the Buddhist monks.
Maung Pyi Thu-Mandalay