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Ariyavangsagatayana, 17th Supreme Patriarch of Thailand

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Religion  Buddhism
School  Theravada, Maha Nikaya

Dharma names  Punnasiri
Nationality  Thai
Died  December 7, 1974 (aged 77) Bangkok, Thailand
Title  Supreme Patriarch of Thailand
Name  Ariyavangsagatayana, Supreme

Somdet Phra Ariyavangsagatayana Somdet Phra Sangharaja, or simply known as Ariyavangsagatayana, was briefly the 17th Supreme Patriarch of Thailand (1972–1973, 2515–2516 Thai calendar). He was born in 1896 as Pun Punnasiri in the Supanburi province. He was a member of the Chetupon Temple. He reigned only for 1 year and 4 months. His predecessor was Ariyavangsagatayana, 16th Supreme Patriarch of Thailand and his successor was Ariyavangsagatayana, 18th Supreme Patriarch of Thailand.

References

Ariyavangsagatayana (Pun Puṇṇasiri) Wikipedia


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