Pagodas in Nay Pyi Taw crowded with people on Thandingyut Full Moon Day

Buddhist devotees are seen at the Uppatasanti Pagoda on the Abhidhamma Day yesterday.  Photo: Michael Htan
Buddhist devotees are seen at the Uppatasanti Pagoda on the Abhidhamma Day yesterday.  Photo: Michael Htan

PEOPLE celebrated the end of the three-month Buddhist Rain Retreat on the Thadingyut Full Moon Day yesterday donating offertories to Members of the Sangha and offering lights at pagodas in Nay Pyi Taw.
On the auspicious day, Buddhists took Precepts, recited Pathana and Parritas, paid respects to elders and made charity.
On the full moon day of Thadingyut (the Abhidhamma Day), pagodas and monasteries in Nay Pyi Taw was crowded with people who took Precepts and made donation, and pilgrims.
The Yan Aung Myin Shwe Lat Hla Pagoda, the Koe Na Win Pagoda, the Su Taung Pyae Lawka Marazein Pagoda, the Datusaya Pagoda, the Sansara Nyein Aye Pagoda, the Phaya Koe Hsu, the Koe Khan Gyi Pagoda, the Aung Min Khaung Pagoda, the Min Wun Taung, the Suna Mani Pagoda, the Maha That Kya YanThi Standing Image and the Thatta Thattaha Maha Bodhi Pagoda in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area were also crowded with meditators, merit-doers and pilgrims.
The night life on the full moon day was also filled with multi-colored lights alongside the streets and houses across the Nay Pyi Taw Council Area. — Kyaw Thu Htet (Translated by Kyaw Zin Tun)

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