To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of Daw Khin Kyi, wife of National Leader General Aung San, a ceremony known as “Soon”, a meal offered to monks, was held at the residence of her daughter, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, at No. 54, University Avenue Road in Yangon yesterday morning.
The State Counsellor offered meals and robes to 16 members of the Sangha, including Chanmyay Sayadaw Ashin Janakabhivamsa, in commemoration of her late mother before receiving sermons from the monks.
In the afternoon, leaders from different faiths including Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Bahá’í prayed for Daw Khin Kyi.
(Translated by Win Ko Ko Aung)