The Annual Kathina Ceremony of Pa Thein Monastery, Myanmar was successfully hosted by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Yangon on Saturday, 22 October, 2022. The event was participated by a large gathering including Ven. Sastravelliye Dhammakiththi Thero, the Chief Incumbent of Aukana Rajamahaviharaya in Anuradhapura, Sri Lankan Buddhist monks and the Sri Lankan community in Myanmar.
The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Myanmar Janaka Bandara welcomed the Sri Lankan community and appreciated their continuous support and cooperation towards the Embassy in sustaining his plans and programmes in view of strengthening the existing friendly ties between Sri Lanka and Myanmar.
After the overnight Pirith chanting and Alms giving, the Kathina Robe and the traditional ‘Kap Ruka’ was taken from the Embassy premises to Pa Thein Monastery in a colourful religious procession with Buddhist flags, flower decorations and Myanmar traditional dancing groups.
Embassy of Sri Lanka