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May 25, 2020

Pilgrims, devotees offer lightings at famous pagodas, stupas in Nay Pyi Taw

Thatta Thattaha Pagoda
People from various parts of the nation visit Thatta Thattaha Pagoda in Nay Pyi Taw on Fullmoon Day of Thadingyut.—MNA

Religious edifices were thronged with pilgrims, devotees and religious association members on Fullmoon Day of Thadingyut (Wednesday) in Nay Pyi Taw.
The ceremony of successful concluding the 57th recitation of Maha Pathana threatise was held at the cave of Uppatasanti Pagoda in Nay Pyi Taw. Pilgrims participated in the offering 9,000 oil lamps at the platform of the pagoda in the evening.
Wellwishers donated refreshments to pilgrims at the Uppatasanti Pagoda the whole day.
Lighting offering ceremonies took place at Phayakoehsu, Koekhamgyi, Lawkamarazein and Lawkayanhnein pagodas in Pyinmana Township and Datusaya, Maha Myat Muni and Thatta Thattaha Maha Bawdi Pagodas in Nay Pyi Taw crowed with people from various corners of the nation.
Pagodas, stupas, housings and offices were illuminated with multi-coloured lightings in the night of Thadingyut lighting festival. People young and old visited and enjoyed the lighting festival in various areas of Nay Pyi Taw Council Area.

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