Amarapura and Ramanna denominations unified
The two-and-a-half millennia old Sri Lankan Buddhasasana created history today (16) with the unification of two nikayas (denominations), namely Amarapura and Ramanna to form Sri Lanka Amarapaura-Ramanna Samagri Maha Sangha sabha at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute (SLFI). The unification was spearheaded by Sri Lanka Amarapura Maha Nikaya Chief Prelate Most Ven. Aggamaha Panditha Kotugoda Dammawasa Thera and Maha Viharavanshika Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya Most Ven. Aggamaha Panditha Napana Pemasiri Thera.
Photos by Saman Abesiriwardana