Along the way he stopped at several places, all of which are mentioned in the Buddhist holy book 'Tripitaka
', also known as the Pali Canon.
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguk Temple; Jongmyo Shrine; and Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon (Depositories for the Tripitaka
Koreana Woodblocks) in 1995; Changdeok Palace and Hwaseong Fortress in 1997; Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa dolmen sites; and Gyeongju historic areas in 2000; Jeju Volcanic Island in 2007, Royal Tombs of Joseon in 2009; Hahoe and Yangdong historic villages in 2010; Namhansanseong in 2014; Baekje historic areas in 2015; and Sansa (Buddhist mountain monasteries) in 2018.
The event, part of the 'Tripitakabhivandana' Week, to mark the occasion of initiating the process to declare the Theravada Tripitaka
as a World Heritage, was sponsored by the Presidential Secretariat, and organized by the Western Province Governorate in cooperation with the Western Province Chief Ministry and the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sahba.
Cabinet has approved a proposal by President Maithripala Sirisena to declare the Theravada Tripitaka
a National heritage.
The sacred text, Tripitaka
also called Sutras, clearly guides on the way to humanism.
There are 21,000 codes in the Buddhist Tripitaka
scripture that amount to 21,000 articles in present-day laws,' he said.
The day's programmes were heralded with the hoisting of the national and religious flags atop all monasteries and chanting of the sacred verses from the Tripitaka
. Breaking of fasting of the monks, discussions, recitation of the religious discourses from the Holy Scriptures by the devotees, blood donation and meditation are other highlights of the festival.
To restore order, a young monk called Tripitaka
(Luciane Buchanan) steals a gold crown to unleash the Monkey King (Chai Hansen) - a fearsome warrior with 'powers and skills beyond imagination'.
Summary: Gaya (Bihar) [India], December 11 (ANI): Dressed in their traditional attire, thousands of monks and devotees from across the globe visited the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya to attend the International Tripitaka
Chanting (a Buddhist ritual).
Holy books -- Gita, Quran, Bible, Tripitaka
, Jinvani and Guru Granth Sahib -- besides Gandhis autobiography My Experiments with Truth are kept in separate glass boxes besides soil from 30 pilgrim spots.