Sr.Gp.Capt. Kampee launches 2nd Lanna style monk ordination ceremony at Wat Chet Yot, Chiang Mai
published : 24 Nov 2020 at 18:00
Sr.Gp.Capt. Kampee Kampeerayannon, Chairman of the Thai People Council for the Nation, Religion, King; CEO of Sufficiency Economy City Co., Ltd.; and owner of SKYMED products, along
with Woottisarn Panaree, Head of working group, Phra Thep Priyat, the Ecclesiastical Provincial Governor of Chiang Mai; the abbot of Wat Chet Yot Royal Monastery; and representatives from participant networks announced preparations for “The 2nd 69-monks ordination ceremony in honour of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua” at Wat Chet Yot Royal Monastery, Chang Phueak Sub-district, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai Province, graciously following the Lanna tradition.
The Buddhist monk ordination ceremony presents loyalty to the royal institution in dedication to His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua on the occasion of the 68th anniversary preserving Thailand’s legacy of traditions and culture for Thai males to join monkhood. The ceremony also promotes and passes down tradition and inspires the public to create successors of Buddhism in Thailand to be cherished. Participants in the monk ordination ceremony also contribute merit to their parents, family, relatives, and Buddhists alike.
The ordination ceremony takes place between 9 December 2020 until 5 January 2021. Highlight dates and events include the hair shaving ceremony on 14 December 2020 and Lanna traditional marble parade in the afternoon of 15 December 2020. The parade commences at Three Kings Monument square and finishes at Wat Chet Yot Royal Monastery. The official ordination ceremony will be hosted on the morning of 16 December 2020. Participants will afterwards reside in their provided accommodation at Wat Chet Yot Royal Monastery, Mueang District and Wat Phrathat Si Chom Thong Worawihan, Chom Thong District to study Buddhism and dhama practices following the Buddhism principles for 21 days. Participants will gain knowledge of the scriptures, practice dharma and attain enlightenment to help Buddhism continue to flourish in Thailand.
Wat Chet Yot Royal Monastery and event team would like to invite interested persons to join the ordination ceremony from now until 9 December 2020. The free of charge programme is available for monks and neophytes (aged over 12). Apply now at Wat Chet Yot Royal Monastery, Chang Phueak Sub-district, Mueang District Office or Facebook :National Thai Buddhism and Culture Mass Media Association or https://t.ly/Ordain