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Fa-Hsien’s visit commemorated

A special religious ceremony to mark the 1620th anniversary of the itinerant Chinese Buddhist monk, Ven. Fa-Hsien’s (Faxian) visit to Sri Lanka was held on Friday at the Abhayagiriya Viharaya in Anuradhapura.

The event was jointly organised by the Sri Lanka Faxian Cultural Association and the Lun-Hua Institite.

The long-standing Sri Lanka-Chinese Buddhist ties were highlighted during the event. The participants offered flowers to the statue of Ven, Faxian at the Abhayagiriya Viharaya where over 30 Chinese Buddhist monks participated.

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