Collective worship performed at Mayadevi temple
Kathmandu – Collective worship has been performed at Mayadevi temple in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha, today. According to the Lumbini Development Trust, the monks and nuns performed worship at the Temple by maintaining social distance on the occasion of Purnima (full moon day).
The Temple was closed for a long due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Officiating member-secretary of the Trust, Gyanin Rai said, “Worship will be performed in Mayadevi Temple in the morning and evening every day from onwards. Though the Temple cannot be opened for the public until the government’s decision of opening the religious places for the public, regular worship has been started by adopting health precautions.” Monks performed collective worship wishing for the end of the coronavirus pandemic, eternal peace of the deceased, speedy recovery of the coronavirus infected people, and world peace.
Monks, Lama, Guruama of different monasteries of Lumbini, and locals had participated in the worship, said Chairperson of All Nepal Monk Federation, Bhikkhu Maitri. The Trust had organized collective worship. Monk Wajir had coordinated the Therbadi Monastery and Chief of Singapore Monastery, Tasi Lama, on the behalf of Lama Monastery had coordinated the collective worship. Responsibility has now been given to Theravada and Mahayana monasteries for daily worship at Mayadevi Temple.
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