Ananda Maitreya Maha Nakake Thero is an example of Anagarika Dharmapala's innovative way to strengthen Buddhasasana
Thai Buddhism through a degree of organized sponsorship by the Sangha and the state has modeled itself after the hallmark example of the great Indian Buddhist monarch, King Asoka, and his historical missionization of Buddhasasana
. The Thai Sangha has always aimed to extend and expand its missionary work across ethnocultural and national borders.
When in May 1933, the two brothers began publishing Buddhasasana
(Buddhism), a monthly journal with a print run of 1,000 copies, their literary endeavour was the first non-royal Buddhist journal in the kingdom.
The project entails construction of a training school building, multi-purpose hall, supply of furniture, office equipment, musical instruments, costumes and other equipment at a cost of SLR 120 million.High Commission of India will float a tender to select contractor/s in consultation with Ministry of Buddhasasana
Indeed the chief monk later told Holt that one of his own personal concerns had to do with 'keeping the Buddhasasana
separate from cultural traditions'.
Sri Lankan Minister for Sustainable Development and Wildlife, Gamini Jayawickrama Perera, Secretary Ministry of Buddhasasana
, Wasantha Ekanayaka, Venerable Thiniyawala Palitha Thero, Chief Incumbent Nalandramaya, Nugegoda along with other high level officials left Colombo for Pakistan on Wednesday to bring the sacred relics.
(41) One such European 'supplier' was the early British Buddhist convert, Charles Henry Allan Bennett (Ananda Metteyya, 1872-1923), who in 1903 established the Buddhasasana
Samagama (International Buddhist Society) in Rangoon, from where he set out on a circuit of missionary tours, including to Britain.
The festival organized by the Buddhasasana
Ministry and Buddhist Affairs Department under the theme of "Meth Sithin Guna Wadamu".
It was agreed that the High Commission would hold consultations with the Ministry of Buddhasasana
Affairs on any additional measures required in this regard.
The Ministry of External Affairs and the Ministry of Buddhasasana
and Religious Affairs of Sri Lanka, together with the Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy and the University of Peradeniya, were the Partner Institutes for the Conference.
The dates and venues for the exposition in Sri Lanka were agreed with the signing of a MOU last week between the Director General of the National Museum of India and the Secretary of the Ministry of Buddhasasana
of Sri Lanka.
Cashian Herath, Secretary, Ministry of Buddhasasana
and Religious Affairs, Sri Lanka and Mr.