Schedule of the Morning Alms Round to 12,600 Monk and the Ceremony of Inviting the Golden Statue of Luang Pu to establish at Song Phi Nong Temple in Suphanburi province

Schedule of the Morning Alms Round to 12,600 Monk and the Ceremony of Inviting the Golden Statue of Luang Pu to establish at Song Phi Nong Temple in Suphanburi province

Monday March 25th, 2013

The Morning Alms Round to 12,600 Monks

The Ceremony of Inviting the Golden Statue of the Most Ven. Phramongkolthepmuni (Sod Candasaro), the Monk Who Conquered Maras, in Suphanburi province

Morning The Morning Alms Round to 12,600 monks on Nenkaew Road, Muang district, Suphanburi province
6:30 a.m. The Morning Alms Round to 12,600 Monks
8:30 a.m. End of the Morning Alms Round Ceremony
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Buddhists go to welcome the monk procession who invites the Golden Statue of the Most Ven. Phramongkolthepmuni (Sod Candasaro), the Monk Who Conquered Maras, along the Dhutanga Way
9:30 a.m. The Dhutanga Monks leave Suphannaphum School for performing the Dhutanga
Afternoon
12:30 p.m.
–  The Dhutanga Monks reach Lalai Forest Temple (Watpalalai)
–   The monks take historic group photos with the Most Ven. Phrathepsuvanmoli, the Ecclesiastical Provincial Governor of Suphanburi
Tuesday March 26th, 2013

The Ceremony of Inviting the Golden Statue of the Most Ven. Phramongkolthepmuni (Sod Candasaro), the Monk Who Conquered Maras, from Amphawan Temple to Song Phi Nong Temple in Song Phi Nong Temple (past Banglee Market)

The Ceremony of Opening the Auspicious Curtain around the Golden Statue of Luang Pu

The Ceremony of Lighting Lanterns to worship Luang Pu at the Main Buddhist Chapel in Song Phi Nong Temple in Suphanburi province 

Morning
10:00 a.m. The Dhutanga monks leave Amphawan Temple to perform the Dhutanga
Afternoon
12:30 p.m. Head of the Dhutanga monks arrive at Song Phi Nong Temple
1:30 p.m.
The Dhutanga monks arrive at Song Phi Nong Temple
–    Buddhists travel to Song Phi Nong Temple
The Ceremony of Inviting the Golden Statue of the Most Ven. Phramongkolthepmuni (Sod Candasaro), the Monk Who Conquered Maras, to the Main Buddhist Chapel in Song Phi Nong Temple in Suphanburi province
3:30 p.m. Monks and Buddhist congregation sit on their places
3:45 p.m. The Ceremony of Inviting the Golden Statue of Luang Pu from the Celestial-like Vehicle to the Main Buddhist Chapel
4:45 p.m. The Golden Statue of Luang Pu is ready to perform the Formal Opening Ceremonies
Evening The Ceremony of Opening the Auspicious Curtain around the Golden Statue of Luang Pu
4:50 p.m. Monks and Buddhist congregations sit on their places
5:00 p.m. The Ceremony of Opening the Auspicious Curtain around the Golden Statue of Luang Pu
6:00 p.m. The Ceremony of Lighting Lanterns to worship Luang Pu
7:00 p.m. The Monastic President leads the congregation to
–    make a wish and spread loving-kindness
–    release floating lanterns
–    light fireworks
7:15 p.m. Worship the Triple Gems / End

 Tuesday March 26th, 2013 The Ceremony of Inviting the Golden Statue of the Most Ven. Phramongkolthepmuni (Sod Candasaro), the Monk Who Conquered Maras, from Amphawan Temple to Song Phi Nong Temple in Song Phi Nong Temple (past Banglee Market) The Ceremony of Opening the Auspicious Curtain around the Golden Statue of Luang Pu The Ceremony of Lighting Lanterns to worship Luang Pu at the Main Buddhist Chapel in Song Phi Nong Temple in Suphanburi province

 Tuesday March 26th, 2013 The Ceremony of Inviting the Golden Statue of the Most Ven. Phramongkolthepmuni (Sod Candasaro), the Monk Who Conquered Maras, from Amphawan Temple to Song Phi Nong Temple in Song Phi Nong Temple (past Banglee Market) The Ceremony of Opening the Auspicious Curtain around the Golden Statue of Luang Pu The Ceremony of Lighting Lanterns to worship Luang Pu at the Main Buddhist Chapel in Song Phi Nong Temple in Suphanburi province
 Tuesday March 26th, 2013 The Ceremony of Inviting the Golden Statue of the Most Ven. Phramongkolthepmuni (Sod Candasaro), the Monk Who Conquered Maras, from Amphawan Temple to Song Phi Nong Temple in Song Phi Nong Temple (past Banglee Market) The Ceremony of Opening the Auspicious Curtain around the Golden Statue of Luang Pu The Ceremony of Lighting Lanterns to worship Luang Pu at the Main Buddhist Chapel in Song Phi Nong Temple in Suphanburi province
Translated by Chadawee Chaipooripat