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Marking of eyes of the biggest Buddha Statue

Dec 13, 2010 4:52:06 AM - itnnews.lk

The ceremonial marking of the eyes of the biggest Buddha statue built in the Lotus Posture that displays the Abhaya Mudra was held under the blessings of the members of the Maha Sangha.

The Buddha statue has been built on the Serugala rock at the historic Aluvihare in Matale. The function to unveil the eyes was held under the patronage of the Mahanayake of the Rangiri-Dambulu Chapter of the Siyam Nikaya, Most Venerable Inamaluwe Sumangala thera. Deputy Ministers Nandimithra Ekanayake and Rohana Dissanayake were amongst the people’s representatives who participated in the function.