Laymen in Srisaket make merit on occasion of Mother’s Day

August 11th, 2008 - 9:33 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

In Sri Saket this mornig, large crowds of people were seen offering food to 2,551 monks. The event was held on the occasion of Mother’s Day as well as to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Sirikit’s birthday.

The event was organized by Kalyanamitra Center of Srisaket in conjunction with civil servants and a number of moral centers in the province. The president of Kalyanamitra Center of Srisaket, Mr.Phairot Songkhunnatham (ไพโรจน์ ส่งคุณธรรม), said the event was held in a bid to promote the Buddhist religion, creating peace among Buddhists and calling for unity among Thai people in local area.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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