A Blissful Buddha Beseca Aneykaja (Consecretation) Ceremony for the Maha-kyein Thit-sa-shin Payagyi (Buddha Statue
Under the guidance and direction of the Mahazeyyasiddhi Venerable Aduit-Htan Sayadaw Ashin U Kula Rakhita, who has been embracing the Ovada (valued advice) of the successive Sangha Maha Nayaka Committees of the nation, and donated by the disciples and contributors in Myanmar (Burma) and those who have been living in various countries throughout the world, the sculpting of the Maha-kyain Thit-sa-shin Buddha statue in meditating posture has been completed in North Okkalapa Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma). The sitting Buddha stands 129 feet and 6 inches in height.
During the Consecration (Buddha Beseca Aneykaja) ceremony, a series of celebration including the ordination of a thousand novices (500 novice monks and 500 novice nuns) will take place.
The ceremony will be held on Sunday, March 18, 2012 in the compound of the Mahakyein Paya (statue) at Thu-nan-dar street, (Ta-talin-gyat) Ward, North Okkalapa Township, Yangon Division.
Adit-Htan Buddhist Association (USA) hereby informs all devotees that they may make contributions in cash or kind (the four requisites of monks) at the rate of Kyat 30,000 (US$50.00) per donation; and rice, oil, salt, etc. for vegetarian meals to the Office of the Mahakyein Thitsashin Pagoda Trustees (Gawpaka) through these following individuals:
U San Shwe Aung, Daw Ma Aye Nyunt (384-404)
U Htay Lwin Oo, Daw Aye Aye Maw (548-708)
Maha-kyain Thit-sa-shin Pagoda Trustees (Gawpaka) (9699-763)
Daw Khin Khin Yee (ABA-USA) (1-650-991-2446)