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Visit of High Level Buddhist Delegation to Japan

MahaNayaka of the AmarapuraMahaNikaya, Most Venerable DavuldenaGnanissaraThero and MahaNayaka of the RamannaMahaNikaya Most Venerable NapanaPremasiriThero visited Japan from 9th to 16th May accompanied by a high-level delegation of Buddhist clergy.

The Most Venerable MahaNayakaTheros visited Japan on the invitation of the the Embassy of Sri Lanka to attend a series of events organised by the Embassy in collaboration with Venerable YalagamuweDammissaraThero of the Hachi-oji Temple in Japan and the Shinnyo-en Temple in Tachikawa, Japan. A special event was organised at the Shinnyo-en Temple to mark the close and longstanding Diplomatic ties and Buddhist religious ties between the two countries.

During the visit, the Most Venerable Theros called on several senior Japanese Buddhist dignitaries including Her Holiness Shinso Ito, the Head Priestess of Shinnyo-en Temple in Tachikawa in Japan and also visited religious institutions in Kyoto where they exchanged views on the long standing religious ties between Sri Lankan and Japan.
 

MahaNayaka of the AmarapuraMahaNikaya, Most Venerable DavuldenaGnanissaraThero and MahaNayaka of the RamannaMahaNikaya Most Venerable NapanaPremasiriTherobeing led in procession at the Shinnyo-en Temple in Japan on 11th May.Also in the picture is H.E.AdmiralWasanthaKarannagoda, Ambassador.



MahaNayaka of the AmarapuraMahaNikaya, Most Venerable DavuldenaGnanissaraThero and MahaNayaka of the RamannaMahaNikaya Most Venerable NapanaPremasiriThero arriving at the Shinnyo-en Temple in Japan on 11th May.


Religious observances conducted at the Hachi-oji Temple in Japan. Here Venerable YalagamuweDammissaraThero, Chief Priest of the Hachi-oji Temple in Japan addresses the gathering.Alsoin the picture is H.E.AdmiralWasanthaKarannagoda, Ambassador.



Religious observances at the residence of H.E. Admiral WasanthaKarannagoda, Ambassador of Sri Lanka.

Embassy of Sri Lanka - Tokyo  - 17th May 2013


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Visit of High Level Buddhist Delegation to Japan

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