Religious objects to be fixed atop the Nay Pyi Taw’s Eternal Peace Pagoda and two Buddha Images carved from marble stones to be housed at the pagoda were displayed in Loikaw yesterday for public obeisance.
The decorated vehicles carrying the religious objects and two Buddha Images, which were stopped over in Taunggyi, Shan State, arrived in Loikaw, Kayah State, and along the way to Loikkaw, local people donated cash for the Eternal Peace Pagoda which is under construction in Nay Pyi Taw.
The religious objects were conveyed by Kayah State Chief Minister U L Phaung Sho, Kayah State Hluttaw Speaker U Hla Htwe, Kayah State Chief Judge U Kyaw Lin Maung, Deputy Speaker of Kayah State Hluttaw U Tin Myint, Kayah State Advocate-General and auditor general, members of the Kayah State Government, religious associations and local people to the Myonan
At night, Shweparami Forest Retreat Sayadaw Ashin Sandar Dika delivered a sermon on peace to mark the arrival of the religious objects of the Eternal Peace Pagoda in Loikaw. —Han Lin Naing
(Translated by GNLM)