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President pays obeisance in Kataragama

Sep 10, 2010 11:08:29 AM - itnnews.lk

President Rajapaksa has paid homage at the Kataragama Sacred Area.

The President arrived at the historic Kataragama Sacred Area this morning and initially paid obeisance at Kirivehera. The Maha Sangha, including theChief Incumbent of the Kirivehera Vihare the Ven. Aluthwewa Soratha thera chanted Seth Pirith.

Thereafter, the President participated in a Deva Pooja at the Kataragama Maha Devale and secured blessings of God Kataragama. The President also visited the Mosque in Kataragama and participated in religious observances. Parliamentarian Sajin Vaas Gunawardena and the Basnayakae Nilame of the Kataragama Maha Devale Shashindra Rajapaksa were present on the occasion.