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Massive crowds flock to Sri Lanka's sacred city of Anuradhapura for Poson festivities

Jun 15, 2011 10:42:39 AM- colombopage.com
June 15, Anuradhapura: More than half a million devotees have reportedly gathered in in the sacred city of Anuradhapura in North Central Province of Sri Lanka for the Poson festival that marks the introduction of Buddhism to the island by Arhat Mahinda of India during the rule of Emperor Asoka, 2318 years ago.