Blessings from Bhutan

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A group of 48 Buddhist monks arrived from Bhutan on the request of King of Bhutan to invoke blessings on Sri Lankans, the new government and seeking protection from the new coronavirus. The monks chanted pirith and conducted other religious observances at the Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies (NIIBS), Kelaniya on Wednesday morning to invoke blessings. Chancellor of the NIIBS, Ven. Dr. Bodagama Chandima Thera was also present. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja 

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  • Rajitha Wednesday, 12 February 2020 05:47 PM

    They know the Lord Buddha is a Sinhala person.

    Educationist Thursday, 13 February 2020 03:41 AM

    Rajitha, Singhala started only in 1700

    ANTON Thursday, 13 February 2020 08:17 AM

    Are these monks in good health?


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