Religious Ceremony: Parliament Speaker Attended Golden Umbrella Hoisting Ceremony

2 January 2018

A ceremony of hoisting golden umbrella, royal bird perched golden vane and diamond orb was held at Nan-Taw-Oo pagoda erected in the compound of Nan-Taw-Oo home for the aged in Nan-Taw-Kyun Village of Zalun Township. People’s Parliament Speaker U Win Myint attended the ceremony on the New Year day.

First, the speaker and members conveyed the diamond orb, royal bird perched golden vane, tiers of golden umbrella around the pagoda clockwise three times. Afterwards, the speaker sprayed them with scented water. The speaker and party also paid homage to Kyaikkalunpon Pagoda in Dhanuphyu Township, offering flowers, water and candles.

The speaker also presented cash donation to the pagoda board of trustee for the gilt of the pagoda. He also paid homage to Mahn-Aung-Myin  Buddha image in Zalun Township, offering flowers, water and candles. The Speaker also donated cash for the structuring of a ceiling.