A Special Commemoration--- Monks Prayer Vigil for Burma
The International Burmese Monks Organization (IBMO) will organize a special commemoration of the 3rd Anniversary of Saffron Revolution, will pray for Burma and monks from different parts of the country will be present. Please join with monks stand for peace, freedom and justice.
Three years had passed since September 2007 the courageous of monks of Burma, over 100,000, led one of the most powerful inspirational expressions of the nonviolent resistances in recent times. The Burmese military regime brutally crack down on the uprising, leaving many killed, thousands arrested, and monasteries emptied. Three years later, hundreds of monks are still missing and many are presumed dead.
The repression of civil society continues unabated, and monks continue to be harassed and imprisoned. The IBMO had stated, “We have lost civil society in Burma and now we are losing our spiritual base. If the international community does not take stronger action, what will be left of Burma?” Hundreds of the Buddhist monks in Burma are today are risking their lives to change their country “from a life of suffering to a life of peace”.
WHEN: ON SUNDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER, 2010 4: pm -6: pm
WHERE:Bryant Park, Manhattan, (Between 40th and 42nd Street & 5th and 6th Avenues) For more information—IBMO Office (718)426-3959 email@example.com
WHAT: Monks will lead Prayer Service and Vigil for Burma with people in meditation and candle light on special commemoration of the 3rd anniversary of the saffron revolution.
CONTACT: International Burmese Monks Organization (IBMO)
Phone: IBMO office (718) 426-3959,
Ko Yin Htwe Swe (626) 315 4898
Ma Shwe War Win Yee (347) 587 6682