Monastery of late Bhomo Sayadaw to be transformed into Memorial Museum

The Vajrayana Monastery, where the late Bhamo Sayadaw resided, will be established as a museum, according to the museum committee.
The committee now makes preparations to open the monastery of Bhamo Sayadaw Dr Bhaddanta Kumara Bhivamsa and collects the replica statue of Sayadaw, utensils, treatises, titles acquired from local and international sources, documentary photos, the treatises written by the Sayadaw for public study.
“Deputy Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Daw Mra Nu Zan selected the utensils and other materials of Sayadaw such as walking stick and lacquerware desk depicting Vidhura story to display at the commemorative museum of the Late Bhamo Sayadaw. The ministry will also provide the necessary assistance to open the Vajrayana Monastery as a commemorative museum,” said an official of the committee.
The silicon statue of Bhamo Sayadaw made by silicon artist U Aung Kyaw Tun was placed at the Bhamo monastery for public obeisance.
Moreover, the replica of Ananda Temple in Bhamo monastery is still under construction and a memorial pagoda will also be built in Sayadaw’s native village Nabe in Taungtha Township. — ASH/KTZH

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