Sh­wekyin Nikaya

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Bud­dhist monks at­tend the 20th an­nual Sh­wekyin Nikaya Con­fer­ence at the Dham­maduta Zeta­won Tawya Monastery in Hmawbi, on the out­skirts of Yan­gon, Myan­mar, 29 Jan­uary. Sh­wekyin Nikaya is the name of the sec­ond largest monas­tic or­der of monks in Myan­mar and founded in the mid-19th cen­tury. The an­nual con­fer­ence is held ev­ery three year and about 800 Bud­dhist monks at­tend the con­fer­ence from 29 to 31 Jan­uary. Photo: EPA

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