Thadingyut Lightening Festival

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October 9, 2019

Thadingyut Lightening Festival

Thadingyut Lightening Festival is one of the popular traditional festivals in Myanmar.  The celebration is to welcome the Buddha’s descent from the heaven after he preached the Abhidhamma to his mother, Maya, who was reborn in the heaven. Miba University will held the Thadingyut Lightening Festival on 9th October, 2019 at Shwedagon Pagoda which is is an important temple for the Theravada tradition of Buddhism and for the people of Myanmar.

Date – 9th October, 2019

Venue – Shwedagon Pagoda

Time – 4 pm – 8 pm

We will start donating and treating the foods to the people at the pagoda starting from 4 pm until 6 pm.  And, Lightning for 1000 candles will be started at 6 pm until 8 pm.