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Wesak celebrated Island wide

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By ITN News Editor May 18, 2019 18:50

Wesak celebrated Island wide

Buddhist devotees have organized various programs in connection with the Wesak Full Moon Poya Day.Various religious programs took place at the Atamasthanaya in Anuradhapura from this morning with the participation of large number of devotees. A Sil program had been organized near the Jayasrimaha Bodhi on the instrutions of the Chief Monk of Atamasthanaya Venerable Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa thera. A large number of devotees arrived at the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy today. Security measures were in place for the safety of the devotees. Religious ceremonies were held near the historic Kalutara Boo Tree under the guidance of Venerable Weligama Pannasara Thera. A large number of devotees arrived at the historic Gal Vihara sacred premises today in connection with the Wesak Full Moon Poya Day. Religious practices were conducted at the temples including Somawathiya, Medirigiriya, Watadaageya, Dimbulagala Forest Hermitage and at Minneriya Naagalakanda temple.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor May 18, 2019 18:50

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