The annual 3-day Water Festival popularly known as Sangken begun on Saturday with traditional throwing of water on each other, on revellers and pedestrians alike, amidst euphoric enthusiasm and colour.
Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein today laid the foundation stone of ordination hall (uposatha ghara) at Kongmu Kham (Golden Pagoda) monastery
People from different walks of life in huge number thronged the Sai-Leng Dham Dhamma (Light Meditation Centre) at Noi Chenam opposite Golden Pagoda on Saturday to seek blessings and listen to the Buddha Sasana Dhamma Desana
The Deputy Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Chowna Mein graced the most auspicious occasion of Theravada Buddhist, popularly known as Mai Ko Som Fai festival at Kongmu Kham (Golden Pagoda) Noy-Chenam (Tengapani), Namsai district here today.
The Holy Relics of the Lord Buddha arrived today at the Golden Pagoda (Kongmu Kham) from Thailand. Deputy Chief Minister received the relics from the airport at Mohanbari.
The traditional Sangken Water Festival begun with great enthusiasm and fervour across the State on Friday morning with beating of gong, drums and cymbals and Fra-loung ceremonies held in Theravada Buddhist inhabited districts.
A two day Kathina Civara Dana ceremony started today at the Golden Pagoda (Kongmu Kham) at Noi Cheynam in Namsai district. The ceremony is held after the conclusion of Varsha Vaas (Rainy Retreat) of Theravada Buddhists when robes are offered to the monks.
Memorandum of Understanding between the Surindra Rajabhat University Regional Development Strategies of Thailand and Mahabodhi Lord Buddha College of Namsai
In a significant and positive development towards promoting cooperation and collaboration between the Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh and Thailand, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the SRRURDS Foundation of of Thailand and Mahabodhi Lord Buddha College of Namsai
Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Saturday had a brief meeting with first Mayor of the newly-formed Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, Sabyasachi Dutta here at Kongmukham (Golden Pagoda) lodge at Noy-Chenam (Tengapani).
Chowna Mein visited and interacted with the cultural troops of Tai Khampti Heritage & Literature Society
Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Monday visited and interacted with the cultural troops of Tai Khampti Heritage & Literature Society (TKHLS) at Kongmukham (Golden Pagoda) at Noy Chenam (Tengapani).
The popular three-day annual Water Festival of the Theravada Buddhist of the State locally known as Sangken which begun on April 13 ended today marking the Theravada Buddhist New Year.