Attending at the ceremony included Head of Sri Lanka Buddhism Most Venerable Rajakeeya Panditha Pimbure UdithaMaha Nayaka Mahathera, Sri Lanka Buddhist dignitaries of the institute, and over 50 Vietnamese monks and nuns studying in the country.
Parama Dhamma Chetiya Pirivena Institute located in a serene environment at Ratmalana, Colombo district was the seat of Buddhist education in 19th century (Under British Rule) in Sri Lanka. From the beginning it became the foremost and leading training center for Buddhist monks in the country.
Senior Venerable Thích Nhật Từ receives Award from Most Venerable Rajakeeya Panditha Pimbure UdithaMaha Nayaka Mahathera
On this occasion, Giac Ngo pagoda located in Ho Chi Minh City presented oferings to Buddhist monks studying in the institute and 58 Vietnamese monks and nuns studying in Sri Lanka, as well as presented 300 gift sets to disadvantaged Buddhist followers in the country.