Ceremony of the gold leaf putting onto big Buddha statue
On August 19, 2018, Ven. Dr. Bunchoy Jotivangso, deputy ecclesiastical Sub-District Head of Non Thon, Abbot of Wat Ban Bueng Samran with lay people invited 9 monks in order to chant prayers in ceremony of the gold leaf putting onto big Buddha statue at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, Khon Kaen Campus (MCU.KK)
In this ceremony, Ven. Phra Sophonphatthanapundit, Assoc. Prof. Dr., the deputy ecclesiastical provincial governor of Khon Kaen, vice-rector of MCUKK, along with vice-rector of MCU, deputy ecclesiastical provincial governor at Buri Ram and vice-rector of MCU, deputy ecclesiastical provincial governor of Nong Khai joint the ceremony, as the president of opening ceremony and putting the gold leaf onto the big Buddha statue.
The creating of big Buddha statue, Ven. Phra Sophonphatthanapundit requested Ven. Dr. Bunchoy Jotivangso and his lay followers to build this big Buddha statue for worship in the meditation practice place there. This statue is first big Buddha statue in MCUKK for Buddhist people who wish to pay homage for their happiness.