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Sunday, 01 July 2018 15:14

Mahabodhi India delegation on Poson tour to Sri Lanka

A delegation of Buddhists from the Maha Bodhi Society of India (MBSI) visited Sri Lanka during the recent Poson season at the invitation of the Anagarika Dharmapala Trust.The delegation of more than fifty governing body members and their families was led by MBSI President Passang Dorji, a former Speaker of the Bhutan Parliament and General Secretary the Ven. P. Seewali Thera.

During their week-long visit, they visited the Temple of the Tooth and had audiences with the Mahanayake Theras of the Asgiriya and Malwatta Chapters in Kandy.They also visited Buddhist sites in Polonnaruwa, Mihintale and Thanthrimale and were hosted to receptions by Indian High Commissioner Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.