Gold plate, gold paint donated to Uppatasanti Pagoda

The ceremony to donate gold plate and gold paint for the Uppatasanti Pagoda on Uppatasanti Hill, Nay Pyi Taw, being held yesterday at the congregation hall of the pagoda. Photo: mna
The ceremony to donate gold plate and gold paint for the Uppatasanti Pagoda on Uppatasanti Hill, Nay Pyi Taw, being held yesterday at the congregation hall of the pagoda. Photo: mna

A ceremony to donate gold plate and gold paint for the Uppatasanti Pagoda on Uppatasanti Hill, Nay Pyi Taw, was held yesterday at the congregation hall of the pagoda.
The ceremony was attended by sanghas, led by Nay Pyi Taw Lewe town Pauk Myaing monastery principal patron Abhidhaja Maharahtaguru Sayadaw Bhaddanta Zanenda, and also included Union Attorney General U Tun Tun Oo, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman Dr. Myo Aung, Deputy Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture U Kyi Min, Nay Pyi Taw Council members, permanent secretaries, heads of departments, officials and donors.
The ceremony began with the chanting of ‘namaw satta’ by the audience, who then took the five precepts from Nay Pyi Taw Lewe town Pauk Myaing monastery principal patron Abhidhaja Maharahtaguru Sayadaw Bhaddanta Zanenda, followed by the Union Attorney General, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman and officials, who donated offerings to the
sanghas.
Next, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman Dr. Myo Aung explained to the sanghas about religious matters related to donating gold plates and paint.
Afterwards, 74 people contributed donations for the pagoda to the Union Attorney General, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman, Deputy Minister and officials, and were presented with certificates of honor.
The audience then listened to a sermon by Nay Pyi Taw Lewe town Pauk Myaing monastery principal patron Abhidhaja Maharahtaguru Sayadaw Bhaddanta Zanenda, shared merit for the donations and concluded the ceremony.
At the day’s ceremony, 74 donors donated 152 gold plates, weighing nearly 9 Viss, and Ks 139,025,450 for gold paint.
Those wanting to donate gold plates and gold paint can contact Nay Pyi Taw Council member U Aung Myin Tun at telephone 067-550213, Nay Pyi Taw head of religious affairs office director at telephone 09-2132191 or 067-550321 and Uppatasanti Pagoda Trustee member U Tun Kyi at telephone 09-5135698 or 067-25943.—MNA (Translated by Zaw Min)

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