A series of Bodhi Poojas and Pinkamas is being organized on behalf of the civilians of Japan who were impacted by the quake and the tsunami.
Members of the Maha Sangha of the three Nikayas said that plans are afoot to hold religious programmes in almost all temples throughout the country A conference to brief the media on the programmes was held in Colombo today. The aim of the series of the pogrammes is to express support for the people of Japan a close friend of Sri Lanka. The main Ashirvadha Pooja will be held on Sunday evening under the patronage of the President at Temple Trees. A group including Nayake theras of the three Nikayas was present at this media briefing.