Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko donates Waso robe, cash to monasteries

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Union Minister Thura U Aung Ko donates K5 million for soon endowment for Sanghas at Zawtikayone Pariyatti Monastery in Yangon on 29 August 2020. Photo: MNA

The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture donated Waso robe, offertories and soon endowment to Zawtikayone Pariyatti Monastery and Kan Oo Zay Ta Won Pariyatti Monastery in Mayangon Township and Pyinsa Nikaya Sasana Monastery in Yankin Township yesterday.
Firstly, Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture Thura U Aung Ko, Director-General for Religious Affairs Department U Myint Oo, Deputy Director-General U Tun Nyunt and other officials took the Five Precepts from Zawtikayone Pariyatti Monastery Patron Sayadaw Agga Maha Pandita Bhaddanta Sutalinkara.
After delivering a sermon and recitation of Paritta by members of the Sangha, the Union Minister briefed the donations.
The Union Ministers and party donated Waso robe and offertories, and the Union Minister donated K5 million for soon endowment and U Sein Maw, head of Yangon Region Religious Affairs accepted it. Union Minister then went to Kan Oo Zay Ta Won Pariyatti Monastery and donated Waso robe and offertories to Sayadaw and Sanghas.
When the Union Minister donated K5 million for soon endowment, U Hla Khaing, secretary of the monastery’s caretaker group accepted and gave certificate of honour in return.
Then, Kan Oo Zay Ta Won Pariyatti Monastery Patron Sayadaw Agga Maha Pandita Bhaddanta Nandasami Bhivamsa delivered sermons.
The Union Minister and party went to Pyinsa Nikaya Sasana Monastery in the afternoon and donated Waso robe and offertories to Sayadaw and Sanghas.
And, the Union Minister donated K5 million for soon endowment and U Cho Lay, secretary of the monastery’s caretaker group accepted and gave certificate of honour in return.
Pyinsa Nikaya Sasana Monastery’s (instructor) Patron Sayadaw Agga Maha Ganthavacaka Pandita Bhaddanta Pyanyarsiha Bhivamsa delivered sermons.—MNA (Translated by Khine Thazin Han)

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