Theravada Tripitaka declared a National heritage

The sacred Theravada Tripitaka has been declared a National heritage.

It was declared a National heritage at a ceremony held in Matale under the patronage of the President Maithripala Sirisena today.

“To uphold the Sri Lankan heritage, reflecting values of Buddhism as an integral part that further sustains our culture, I’m declaring the Theravada Tripiṭaka as a national treasure of Sri Lanka,” the President said.


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