Recitation of 100,000 Sangay Menlha (Medicinal Buddha)/Dewachen Gi Menleom (Buddha Amitabha Prayer).
The Bhutanese employees working in Punatsangchhu-I & II Hydroelectric Projects being executed in Wangdue Bhutan through financial assistance of GoI came forward voluntarily to recite 100,000 Sangay Menlha (Medicinal Buddha) and Buddha Amitabha prayers on 06.05.2021 coinciding with the auspicious 25th Day of Third Bhutanese month. The purpose of the prayers was to benefit those deceased, ward of the pandemic and help reduce its severity and impacts in India, region and beyond.
On this occasion, Jt. Managing Director of both PHPA-I & PHPA-II informed the Bhutanese employees that it is time to express our solidarity with the people of India who are presently suffering on account 2nd wave of COVID-19 surge. It was also highlighted by them that Bhutan and India enjoys a very warm and long trusted friendship since time immemorial with deep people-to-people contact bonded through socioeconomic & cultural ties. As such, their prayers goes for Indian employees and contractors working in PHPA-I & PHPA-II and their families back home including Indian community at large for quick relief from this pandemic.