Thailand: Interfaith Peace Blessing Festival
By FFWPU Thailand, Kamol Thananopavarn
Mahasarakham province fully took ownership in FFWPU Education & Blessing in Provincial level through the vision of Dr. Chokchai Dej-amornthan, Provincial Governor who believes that the work of FFWPU can bring sustainable peace and happiness to Mahasarakham people. With fully ownership of mobilization by Mahasarakha province, 1,000 couples or 1,621 people joined with happiness and love at Mahasarakham Ratchabhat University Auditorium on September 26, 2016 . This provincial level and co-host of provincial governor office to support this blessing has open wide the way for all government organizations in Mahasarakham to trust and cooperate with FFWPU, Heavenly Tribal Messiah movement and Pure Love movement.
The Provincial Governor inspired by vision of peace of True Parents. He agreed and believed in the same way with FFWPU that making peaceful town, province and nation begin from happy families. In July 2016, he had called for 700 government leaders including all sub-district leaders and community leaders to join 2 days Divine Principle Workshop in theme ‘True Leader & Owner of Model Family and Community Development’. Then, the Mahasarakham Governor supported for Provincial Inauguration Ceremony of Pure Love Mahasarkham with 2,700 government leaders, teachers and students participated. These 2-day Divine Principle Seminar and Pure Love Rally had opened the way for Blessing and Heavenly Tribal Messiah to settle down firmly and substantially in Mahasarakham.
On September 26, 2016; we began by Divine Principle and Significance of Blessing lecture by Mr. Somyot Ketsrisang, Director of Education, FFWPU Thailand. Then, it followed by Thai tradition dance. Rev. Kamol Thananopavarn, National Leader of Thailand, served as main MC. Mrs. Kamoltip Phayakvichien, Vice President of UPF Thailand gave welcoming remark. Opening remark was given by Mr. Metee Supanphai, Vice Governor of Mahasarakham province.
Then, Prof. Kirti Booncheu and his wife, President of PWPA Thailand, presented Holy Wine and gave benediction prayer. Then, it followed by Interreligious Convocation from Buddhist monk, Islam Imam and Hindu Priest. Dr. and Mrs. Lek Thaveetermsakul served as officiators representing True Parents. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Somchay Wongkasem, President of Ratchabhat Mahasarakham University and Dr. Ronnachit Phutthala, Chief of Kalasin District Officer gave congratulatory remark.
Participants were impressed and determined to become Ideal Blessed Families by having 40-day separation period, practice 3-day ceremony and learn more about True Parents’ teaching and Blessed Family Tradition.