Various religious functions are being held throughout the country to mark the 2600th Sambuddatva Jayanthi.
AT a function at the Weragala Sri Jayawardanarama Purana Vihara in Mawanella, a Buddha statue was handed over to every household in the Mawanella Divisional Secretariat Division. It was donated under the programme themed “Celebrating the 2600th Sambuddatva Jayanthi through Practice”. Members of the Maha Sangha led by the Chief Incumbent of the Vihare Ven. Waragoda Premaratana thera participated in the occasion.
A special “Sath Sathji Buddha Pooja” was held at the Dutugemunu Vihara in Baddegama, Galle. It was organized under the guidance of the Chief Incumbent of the Vihara Ven. Weliwitiye Sumana Thera.