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Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya
Stamp featuring the Sri Lanka Ramanna Maha Nikaya
Ramanya Nikaya was one of the three major Buddhist orders in Sri Lanka. It was founded in 1864 when Ambagahawatte Saranankara, returned to Sri Lanka after being ordained by the Neyyadhamma Munivara Sangharaja of Ratnapunna Vihara in Burma. It was one of three Sri Lankan orthodox Buddhist orders, along with Siam Nikaya and Amarapura Nikaya. On 16th of August 2019, the Amarapura and Rammana Nikaya were unified as the Amarapura–Rāmañña Nikāya, making it the largest Buddhist fraternity in Sri Lanka.
Issued Country Sri Lanka
Issued Year 2006
Category Buddhist Architect Events
Type Postage Stamps
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