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Kathin Civar Daan festival celebrated at Margherita Buddha Vihar

ByMithun Baruah

Oct 22, 2022

Kathin Civar Daan which is the biggest and holiest festival of Buddhist community people all over the world was celebrated on saturday at Margherita Buddha Vihar with huge pomp and gaiety where more than 1000 devotees of Tinsukia district attended at the programme.


The programme begins with hoisting of World Buddhist flag by Acharya Karuna Shastri General Secretary of International Brotherhood Mission,Dibrugarh followed by chanting of Lord Buddha religious mantras, Kalpatru Daan,Sangha Daan and Kathin Civar Daan where Margherita Buddha Vihar head monk Gyanowada Bhikkhu, Ratnapal Bhikkhu of Ratnakur Buddha Vihar Bisfutia, Tinsukia, Sumedhananda Bhikkhu of Graham Bazaar Buddha Vihar, Dr Pannasara Bhikkhu, Ratna Bhikkhu,Acharya Karuna Shastri General Secretary of International Brotherhood Mission, Dibrugarh and four Bhikkhu from other Buddha Vihar attended at Kathin Civar Daan festival.


Dr Pannasara Bhikkhu in his discourse said that Kathin Civar Daan is the biggest and holiest festival of Buddhist community people all over the world.


“Civar” Ci means cloth and Var means tough which is called tough cloth as before the sunrise this Civar by weaving has to be completed by upasok and upasika and than it is be given to Buddhist monk that is the reason Kathin Civar Daan festival celebrated as it completed 3 months Vasho Vash(raining retreat) said Dr Pannasara Bhikkhu.


Gyanowada Bhikkhu head monk of Margherita Buddha Vihar said that every year we celebrate Kathin Civar Daan festival with pomp and gaiety where people irrespective of caste, creed,race,language and religion attend at this programme.


Bhikkhu Indashara junior monk of Margherita Buddha Vihar thanks all the people who came at the programme and make it successful.


At evening candles were lighted at each and every corner of Margherita Buddha Vihar premises.

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