Kyaikkhami to host 28 Buddha statues festival, Kason water-pouring festival

The Kyaikkhami twenty-eight Buddha statues festival and the festival of pouring water on the banyan tree on Kason full moon day will be held starting from 21 May in Kyaikkhami Town, Mon State.
On 19 May, the twenty-eight Buddha statues of the Kyaikkhami mid-water pagoda will be publicly displayed at temporary temples in the wards for obeisance. Subsequently, on the evening of 21 May, the Buddha statues will be taken for public obeisance throughout the entire township, as announced by the pagoda festival committee.
The twenty-eight Buddha statues will be ceremoniously returned to the Kyaikkhami mid-water pagoda. Additionally, the festival, including the tradition of pouring water on the banyan tree, will continue on the full moon day of Kason, which falls on 22 May.
The play and drama stages, as well as the fairgrounds, will be part of the festival. — TWA/TRKM

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