Arrival of S.N. Goenka's Remains in Mandalay
On October 10, U Goenka's remains were ceremoniously brought to Mandalay. They were then driven in a procession to Dhamma Mandapa, located in the downtown area. Following are photographs that show this event.
|The vehicle that carried the ashes is gilded to look like a golden duck, shown arriving at the center|
|A photograph of the women's side of the Dhamma Hall. Burmese nuns meditate in the front row, while lay yogis (wearing the brown and white thawbet) meditate behind them.|
|Men sit meditating in the front of the Dhamma Hall|
|A senior assistant teacher from the center speaks to local news crews|
|S.N. Goenka's good friend Sitagu Sayadaw was charged with the scattering of the ashes.|
|Monks gather before a a large photo of S.N. Goenka covered in garlands. The photo was taken by Snow Aye in Mumbai.|