Buddha’s footprints and Mann Shwesettaw pagoda festival opened yesterday

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Opening ceremony of Mann Shwesettaw Pagoda Festival held in Minbu Township, Magway Region. The festival of Mann Shwesettaw Pagoda takes place every summer.  Photo: Than Naing Oo (Ngaphe)

The ceremony for the lower and upper footprints in Mann Shwesettaw and the 2585 session of pagoda’s festival were opened at the gateway of a special bridge at the lower footprint on the 5th waxing of Tabodwe, Sunday morning.
The patron Sayadaw of the Region, the Magway Chief Minister Dr. Aung Moe Nyo and Securtiy and Border Affairs Minister Colonel Min Oo opened the ceremony. The festival is scheduled from 21 January to 17 April.
Pilgrims can visit Mann Shwesettaw all year round because the bridge, named Hlaytin on the three mile road has been completely built, with the help of donations from people. The opening ceremony was crowded with guests from different places.

 

 

Myanmar Digital News

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