Mandalay’s religious monuments draw big crowds on Fullmoon Day

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Pilgrims and other visitors converged on ancient religious monuments in Mandalay including the Maha Muni Buddha Image, the Mandalay Hill pagoda, Phayani Pagoda, Shwekyeemyin on Thursday for Taboung Fullmoon Day.
Buddhist people offered gold foils at pagodas and Buddha images. Members of associations recited verses at the religious edifices in the evening.
At 5 p.m., the board of trustees of Mandalay Hill held a ceremony to present rice and offertories to 46 venerable Buddhist monks.
Devotees and visitors donated lights, joss sticks, water and flowers to religious monuments dedicated to the Lord Buddha.–Tin Maung (Mandalay)

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