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Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 6.21 GMT
54 Buddhists ordained to mark 260 th Anniversary of the establishment of Siyam Nikaya


In connection with the 260 th anniversary of the establishment of Siyam Nikaya , a group consisting of 54 Buddhists (1 st batch) were ordained at Thepsirin Temple in Bangkok on 16th April 2013 by the Most Venerable Holiness Somdej Phra Theeriyamuni of Wat Thepsirin, who is also a member of the Sanga Council of Thailand.

Ministry of Buddha Sasana and Royal Thai Embassy in Colombo have organized a series of events to mark the anniversary.

Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will make an official visit to Sri Lanka tomorrow and Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn in August to participate in the culmination of Siam Upasampada celebrations.







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