Thursday, 3 October 2013

Ashes of S.N. Goenka

"The ashes of the late Guruji Goenka's will be scattered in 3 places in the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar. The ashes are scheduled to arrive in Yangon International Airport, on Monday (7 October) 2:00 pm by Air from India.

The ashes will be taken to Dhamma Joti Mediation Centre (in Yangon), in a special vehicle decorated with flowers and people will be allowed to pay tribute overnight.

The next morning the ashes will be taken to Myit Kyi Nar (Capital City of Kachin State, Northern Myanmar) by air. The first scattering is site will be at the Myit Sone (beginning point) of Irrawaddy River. On Wednesday (9 October), the remaining ashes will be taken to Mandalay, (birth place of Guruji) and scattered into the Irrawaddy River at Mandalay.

On the evening of the same day, the remaining ashes will be brought back to Yangon for overnight public tribute in Dhamma Joti Meditation Centre.

The final scattering would be on Thursday (10 October) morning at the entrance of Yangon River in Yangon by Myan Nandar boat."