Devotees reverently pay homage to Maravijaya Buddha Image


The Maravijaya, the world’s tallest sitting marble Buddha image in the precinct of Buddha Park in Dekkhinathiri Township of Nay Pyi Taw, is crowded with pilgrims.
It is open to the public free of charge from 8 and 16 August between 6 am and 8 pm. The monks, nuns and visitors flocked to the pagoda and made donations.
The donors donate vegetable biryani to the pilgrims at the pagoda.
There will be inspections under security measures for the safety of pilgrimage people and apart from the escalator, the officials arrange vehicles for monks, the elderly and the disabled.
Moreover, there are spacious places for the pilgrims and religious organizations to recite Gathas and the people can view the pagodas in 24 special chambers around the platform of the Maravijaya Buddha Image.
Similarly, the people can pay homage to the 720 stone plaque chamber pagodas on which Tri Pitaka treatises were curved in Pali and Romanized languages with the use of modern machinery.
The Thudhamma public houses constructed with traditional architecture were also packed with the pilgrims and the water fountain square and other religious and recreational sites in Buddha Park were also crowded with throngs of visitors. — MNA/KTZH

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