6 March 2017
Annual Phapa Ceremony Held at Wat Matchan Tikaram (Wat Noi)
King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok is going to organize the annual merit-making ceremony, the 2017 robe offering and fund raising for monks (Thod Phapa Ceremony) at Wat Matchan Tikaram (Wat Noi), Wongsawang Road, Bangsue, Bangkok. ceremony
The ceremony is being held on Saturday 20 May 2017, 9:00a.m. The primary purpose of this annuan event is to paying respect and expressing the campus community's deepest gratitude for the graciousness and magnanimity of His Majesty King Rama IV. The religious ceremony is anticipated to promote a close relationship between monastic and university communities, to strengthen community bonds and harmony, as well as to maintain the well-being of Buddhism. Financial contributions will be used for the forest monastery project.
All those interested are cordially invited to make merit by co-hosting and attending the Phapa event. Donations can be made in person to the Cahiers' Office, the Finance Department, Office of the President Tel. 02-555-2000 ext. 1601-1604, 02-584-4343-4 Public Relations Group ext. 1121, 1166, 2091.
The schedule for merit ceremony:
08.15 Setting up a procession at KMUTNB
08.30 Main procession moving towards its destination
09:30 Preparation for the ceremony at the sermon hall
10:00 Monks chanting holy stanzas
Robe offering ceremony
Meal offering to monks
Monks chanting Pali blessings
12:00 Ceremony completed
Lay people having lunch together