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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2730

A group of 54 Buddhists ordained in connection with the 260th Anniversary of the establishment of Siyam Nikaya

Bangkok, 29 May, (Asiantribune.com):

A group of 54 Buddhists ordained in connection with the 260th 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 16 th April 2013 by the Most Venerable Holiness Somdej Phra Theeriyamuni of Wat Thepsirin, who is also a member of the Sanga Council of Thailand.

List of members of the Sanga ordained in the photo with Sri Lanka Ambassador:
Front Row from left(Gen.Dhammarat Charoenkul, Air Chief marshal Itthisak Nakawisutthi, Air Marshal Worachat Thateechat, Asiri Dayan Merenchige), Middle First row from left (Phra Kuruvisuttisilawat, Most Venerable His Holiness Somdej Phra Theeriyamuni, Phra Dhamavaraporn, High Comissioner. Gen. Shantha Kottegoda, First Raw from left (Kantasiri Thero (B.A.Somasiri Perera), Isinano Thero (W.K.Dayaratna), Mantajayo Thero (P.D.Jayatissa), Jayasaro Thero (A.A.Sarath Piyasiri), Tusito Thero (D.L.Tusithararatne), Cetanasubho Thero (S.Gamage), Cirasubho Thero (R.M.Podirne), Thirajayo Thero (R.M.Jayasena), Pandito Thero (K.G.Seneviratne banda ), Virabandho Thero (A.Bandara Dissanayake), Chattaratano Thero (H.M.D.Kularathna Handapangoda), Dhiradhammo Thero (G.G.Thilakasiri), Santacitto Thero (A.Ranjith Wijesinghe), Thanuttamo Thero (H.Sunil Santha), Kittijayo Thero (Y.Ranjith Jayathilake), Second Row from left (Punnakamo Thero (Dr. Sarath Chandana Jayaratne), Tikkhanano Thero (H.Gnanasiri Kumara Edirisinghe), Thitavijayo Thero (S.A.J.Wijayabandara Samaraweera), Katapunno Thero (W.P.Kumarasiri Weerawardena), Kittidharo Thero (A.M.Thilakarathne), Pannavudho Thero (A.Sunil Kumarathungha), Thitatusito Thero (I Thusitha Dewapriya Kulasinghe), Thanavuddho Thero (k.M.Nimal Jayaweera), Nanasaro Thero (D.K.A.Sarath Gamini Udayasiri), Caruvamso Thero (W.A.W.Pushpa Kumara Gunaratne) Nanasiri Thero (A.Rathnasiri Banda Dodantenna), Pannavajiro Thero (K.K.D.Nayana Prasad Ranaweera), Abhipalo Thero(H.UpaliNelson Ranaweera), Katakusalo Thero (W.MUpul Ranjaya Gunadasa), Thanaviro Thero (Kapila Kumara Weerasinghe), Jethavaro Thero (B.P.Wijetunga), Gunatejo Thero (G.Sugath Pubudu Keerthi ), Pannasaro Thero (N.A.D.Sarath Kumara), Dhammakamo Thero (T.G.Ajith Nishantha), Siriyutto Thero (S.Anil Sirishantha Karunathilake)

- Asian Tribune -

A group consisting of 54 Buddhists (1 st batch)  who received ordination
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