Three Myanmars win Dhammajakra

Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn conferring Dhammajakra  religious title, on Myanmar  Sayadaw. Photo: mna
Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn conferring Dhammajakra religious title, on Myanmar Sayadaw. Photo: MNA

Two Myanmar Buddhist monks and a lay person have become the first recipients of Dhammajakra a religious title conferred under the sponsorship of the ministry responsible for religious affairs of Thailand.
Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, elder sister of the Thai King, conferred the title on them at the specially decorated religious pavilion in Bangkok on 25 May.
The Dhammajakra is a title conferred on monks and lay persons doing missionary services in foreign countries.
An eminent monk widely known in the country as Kyaikhtohsaung Sayadaw and another monk who is the Chairman of the highest religious body of Yangon Region and the chairman of All Myanmar Theravada Federation and the religious mission on border areas and hill regions were the title winners.—Myanmar News Agency

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