YANGON, 26 Sept�The Board of Trustees of Thiri Mingala Kaba Aye Pagoda organized Dhamma Puja Mingala ceremony to mark Full Moon Day of Tawthalin (Garu Dhamma Akhadaw Day) at the Thiri Mingala Kaba Aye Pagoda on Kaba Aye Hill here this afternoon.
Members of the pagoda board of trustees, and members of 21 Wut associations attended the ceremony.
The congregation recited Namo Tassa three times to launch the ceremony. Members of the Wut associations invited celestial beings, higher celestial beings, the Lord Buddha, and the two Chief Monk Disciples to the religious rites, and paid respects to the Pagoda, and observed Garu Dhamma (Five Precepts). Alternate chairman of the pagoda board of trustees U Saw Kyaing gave talks on Mingala (auscipiousness). The congregation recited religious verses on introduction of Garu Dhamma Jataka, Garu Dhamma, and Maha Dhamma Pala Jataka. They also recited the religious verse on the Five Precepts and shared the merits gained. Next, they recited verses on prayers.
The ceremony ended with three-time recitation of Buddha Sasanam Ciram Titthatu.