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December 15, 2019

Kason watering ceremony held at Maha Thatkya Yanthi Image in Nay Pyi Taw

Visitors to the Maha Thatkya Yanthi Image pour water on the bodhi tree in the compound as part of Kason watering ceremony.  photo: mna
Visitors to the Maha Thatkya Yanthi Image pour water on the bodhi tree in the compound as part of Kason watering ceremony.  photo: mna

Buddhist devotees from Nay Pyi Taw, nearby townships and villages thronged Maha Thatkya Yanthi Image in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday, the full moon of Kason. At the third watering ceremony of Maha Thatkya Yanthi Image, MORE CNC Co. Ltd. donated 150 simulacra (11-inch image) of Maha Thatkya Yanthi Image through a drawing of lots system in memory of Most Ven. Shwe Thu Wun Sayadaw.
The Maha Thatkya Yanthi Image was crowded with devout Buddhists of Nay Pyi Taw and nearby townships and villages, who did meritorious deeds, meditated and poured water on Bodhi trees from morning to evening.
Similarly, the devout Buddhists poured water on Maha Bo Tree Pagoda, where the devotees listened to a sermon of the Ovadacariya Sayadaws and donated a lotus robe. A consecration ceremony was then conducted.
The devout Buddhists also received the Five Precepts from Tatkon Myo Lae Monastery Sayadaw Bhaddanta Kaymainda. They also gave offertories to Sayadaws and made libation, and shared merits for their meritorious deeds. —Myanmar News Agency

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