Vice-Chairman of State Administration Council Deputy Prime Minister Vice-Senior General Soe Win Offers Certificates, Religious Titles to Monks who Passed 76th Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Selection Exam

A ceremony to honour 112 members of the Sangha who passed the 76th Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Selection Examination organized by the Religious Affairs Department of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar took place in conjunction with the certificate offering ceremony at Maha Pasana Cave on Thiri Mingala Kaba Aye Hill in Yangon on 13 May.

Also present at the ceremony were members of the Sangha led by Chairman of the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee Presiding Patron of Thanlyin Minkyaung Buddhism Learning Centre Agga Maha Pandita Agga Maha Saddhamma Jotikadhaja Dr. Bhaddanta Candima Bhivamsa, and the monks who passed the exam. Moreover, the ceremony was also attended by Vice-Chairman of the State Administration Council Deputy Prime Minister Vice-Senior General Soe Win and wife, SAC member Dr Ba Shwe, Union ministers, ministers of Yangon Region government and their wives.

SSMNC Chairman Sayadaw Thanlyin Minkyaung Buddhism Learning Centre Presiding Patron Agga Maha Pandita Agga Maha Saddhamma Jotikadhaja Dr. Bhaddanta Candima Bhivamsa gave Saraniya Ovada Katha. Union Minister for Religious Affairs and Culture U Tin Oo Lwin supplicated religious affairs.

The Vice-Senior General and party offered religious title and certificate to 112 members of the Sangha who passed the 76th Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Selection Examination respectively.

Up to 76th examination, 16 Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida monks have emerged during the 76-year period. After five years of securing the title, the government offers Tipitakadhara Dhammabhandagarika title to those Sayadaws. So far, 14 members of Tipitakadhara Dhammabhandagarika Sayadaws have emerged. As five Tipitakadhara Sayadaws have emerged, there are many prospects to come out more Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida title recipient Sayadaws, it is reported.

   Source: MWD (14-5-2024)

  • The Vice-Senior General and party offered religious title and certificate to 112 members of the Sangha who passed the 76th Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Selection Examination respectively.
  • Up to 76th examination, 16 Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida monks have emerged during the 76-year period. As five Tipitakadhara Sayadaws have emerged, there are many prospects to come out more Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida title recipient Sayadaws.
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Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - 10:30
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May, 2024