Posts Tagged ‘Mahinda Rajapaksa’

The relics of Buddha Sakyamuni will come to Kalmykia

Golden Abode of Buddha November 18 in Elista, come holy relics from Sri Lanka. This spring, during a visit to Sri Lanka, the FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, he met with President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa.

During a friendly conversation the sides exchanged views on the development of economic and cultural ties, the implementation of bilateral exchanges, including through Buddhist organizations.

Also, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in the temple of Sri Sambodhi Varayya took part in the celebration of Vesak Buddhist ceremony Kalapayya. At the ceremony, he awarded the honorary Buddhist title of “Mahanayake” for his services in the spread of Buddhism throughout the world. Read the rest of this entry »