Military personnel pay homage, donate offertories to Buddhist monks

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The Oxford Sayadaw is receiving the offertories in Taunggyi on 12 February 2021.  Photo: Office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services

Lt-Gen Aung Zaw Aye from the Office of Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services (Army), accompanied by Commander of Eastern Command Brig-Gen Ni Lin Aung and other officials paid homage to Rector Sayadaw Dr Dhammasami (Oxford Sayadaw) of Shan State Buddha University in Phaya Phyu Ward of Taunggyi in Shan State (South) yesterday.
Lt-Gen Aung Zaw Aye and members first took five precepts from the Sayadaw and donated the offertories.
The military personnel also went around the Buddhist scriptures library in the university compound.
Lt-Gen Aung Zaw Aye and members then visited Thein Taung Pariyatti Monastery located in Chan Thar Ward and paid homage to residing Sayadaw Agga Maha Ganthavacaka Bhaddanta Tejavanta.
The military officers donated the offertories to the Sayadaw, according to Office of Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services. —MNA

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