Higher Ordination

Some articles on higher ordination, ordination:

Amarapura Nikaya - History
... By the mid 18th century, upasampada (higher ordination, as distinct from samanera or novice ordination) had become extinct in Sri Lanka again ... created Siyam Nikaya conspired and succeeded in restricting the Nikaya's higher ordination only to the Govigama caste ... in the Maritime provinces were denied access to a valid ordination lineage ...
Salagama - Origin - Buddhist Revival
... By the mid 18th century, upasampada (higher ordination, as distinct from samanera or novice ordination) had become extinct in Sri Lanka ... conspired and succeeded in restricting the Nikaya's higher ordination only to the Radala and Govigama caste, Sitinamaluwe Dhammajoti (Durawa) being the last nongovigama monk receive upasampada ... departed for Burma with a group of novices to seek a new succession of Higher ordination ...
Siam Nikaya - Religious Power
... By the mid-18th century, upasampada (higher ordination, as distinct from samanera or novice ordination) had become extinct in Sri Lanka again ... and succeeded in restricting the Nikaya's higher ordination only to the Govigama caste ... The Siyam Nikaya traditionally grants Higher ordination only to the Radala and Govigama castes ...

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