Nay Pyi Taw November 27
As today is full moon day of Tazaungmone as well as Samanyaphala Day, one of the significant days of Buddhist people, Tazaungdine and lighting festivals are being held yearly as Myanmar traditional culture.
On the significant days, Buddhists take Sabbaths dedicating to the Lord Buddha, recite Pathana Desana and Parittas, donate Kathina robes at monasteries and make meritorious deeds as well as pay homage to pagodas and stupas.
This evening at the Shwephonepwint Pagoda in Zeyathiri Township, Chairman of the State Administration Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and his wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla, Vice Chairman of the State Administration Council Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win and his wife Daw Than Than Nwe, Chief of the General Staff (Army, Navy and Air) General Maung Maung Aye and wife, senior military officers of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief and their wives, and Union level persons and their wives offered oil lights and multicolour lights, flowers and water, and 1,000 oil lamps and happily enjoyed the Samanyaphala Day on full moon of Tazaungmone and Tazaungdine lighting festiva.
Roads, buildings and trees in the compound of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army) were also illuminated in addition to the funfairs in commemoration of the Tazaungdine light festival which families of the Office of the Commanderin-Chief (Army, Navy and Air) happily enjoyed.
Likewise, lighting festivals, Shin Uppagutta Pujaniya festi val and setting oil lamp adrift into water took place at religious edifices in regions and states. People joined the festival and lit the oil lamps as well as participated in the charity fairs Similarly, as now is Tazaungdine holidays, recreation centres, beaches and parks in regions and states are crowded with picnickers to enjoy the full moon of Tazaungmone.