The Dhammakaya Temple organizes its 153rd Necessities Offering Ceremony to the 323 temples in the four southern provinces of Thailand on Zoom.

On 27 March 2021, Most Ven. Phrabhavanadhamvithes, representatives from the Dhammakaya Temple and its devotees throughout the world, together with the monastic community of Songkhla, government and private sectors, and local residents, took part in a virtual ceremony to offer basic necessities to the 323 temples in the four southern provinces (Pattani, Yala, Narathivas, and the four districts of Songkla) from the Meditation Center of Songkhla via Zoom. The merit from the event was dedicated to the victims of the current civil unrest. The ceremony was kindly presided by Most Ven. Phradhammawongsajarn, Abbot of Wat Khoksamarnakun (a royal temple) and advisor to the Ecclesiastical Region 18 Governor—acting as the chairman for the monastic community, and Mr. Jaran Chandparn (deputy governor of Songkhla) as the chairman for the lay people. This marked the 17th consecutive year and the 153rd time this event has been organized, with over 303 million baht raised. In addition to this, there was the 118th presentation of scholarship funds to the teachers in the South. This event has been arranged for the past 14 consecutive years, and a total of 39,0000 scholarships, valued at over 80 million baht, have been awarded to these dedicated teachers.




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