The second day of 2020 New Year Dhamma Ceremony took place at the People’s Park near Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon yesterday evening.
Rector of Sitagu World Buddhist University and Abhidhamma University Dr Bhaddanta Nandamala Bhivamsa delivered a sermon on the welfares of nation. The ceremony was attended by Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein and wife, Regional Hluttaw Speaker U Tin Maung Tun, its Deputy Speaker U Lin Naing Myint, cabinet members, donors and people from the regional townships.
At the ceremony, well-wishers donated foods, and private hospitals and social organizations provided free healthcare services to the congregation.
Yangon Region Government arranged public transportation for the event, and private taxi owners offered their free services.
On the third and last day of ceremony, Chancellor of Sitagu International Buddhist Academies Sayadaw Dr. Ashin Nyanissara will give Dhamma taks to the congregation.— Zaw Gyi (Translated by Aung Khin)