3 September 2018
Families of Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) and well-wishers donated rice, edible oil, salt, gram, medicines and cash for perpetuation fund to Pariyatti monasteries, nunneries and a home for the aged in Lewe Township, Nay Pyi Taw, on Sunday.
First, the Senior General and congregation took the Five Precepts from the Presiding Sayadaw of Paukmyaing Tawya Monstery and listened to the Metta Sutta recited by members of the Sangha. The Senior General offered alms to the Presiding Nayaka Sayadaw of Paukmyaing Tawya Monastery.
The Vice-Senior General also donated offertories to Abbot of Taungthonlon Zaytawun Monastery and the Union Ministers, senior military officers and well-wishers offered to members of the Sangha and nuns.
The Senior General offered 381 bags of rice and 1,143 viss of gram donated by families of the Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air), the Vice-Senior General 114.30 viss of edible oil and 315 viss of salt donated by Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd and well-wishers rice, edible oil, salt, gram and medicines to the Presiding Nayaka Sayadaw of Paukmyaing Tawya Monastery.
Families of the Tatmadaw (Army, Navy and Air) and well-wisher people have been collectively making donations to Pariyatti monasteries, nunneries and homes for the aged in Pyinmana, Tatkon and Lewe townships in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area since 2006.
During the ceremony, they donated Ks-14. 17 million kyats of cash donation, 466 bags of rice, 114.30 viss of edible oil, 1,143 viss of gram, 1,458 viss of salt, 2,100 packets of chilli powder, 700 packets of turmeric, 700 packets of spices, 1,000 boxes of instant shrimp-paste, 7,280 bottles of assorted medicines and other offertories.