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    Posted March 31, 2012 by
    skynoi
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    Patumthani
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    Dhammadayada Monks from All Villages across Thailand

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     skynoi says hundreds of monks in every village across Thailand joined in on the ceremony. He says the ceremony starts early in the morning and monks and those being ordained pay homage to the pagoda. He says the ordination in Buddhism is part of a moral learning, training the mind and body the teachings of Buddha.
    - Jareen, CNN iReport producer


     

    On the morning of Saturday March 31st, 2012.There was The Mass Novice Ordination Ceremony at Wat Phra Dhammakaya, in Pathum Thani Province, Thailand.


    As a part of the Moralily Revival Project in Thailand initiated by Phrathepyanmahamunee (Luang Phaw Dhammajayo Bhikku), the abbot of Wat Phra Dhammakaya, a 100,000 monks mass ordination project is organized for The 5th Ordination of Dhammadayada Monks from All Villages across Thailand.The objective is to strengthen the ethical level and improve moral conducts in Thai community by allowing gentlemen across the country to be true monks for 53 days.

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