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2600th Buddha Jayanthiya celebrations on a grand scale

Jun 13, 2010 5:23:54 AM - itnnews.lk

The Government is ready to make an effective change in the spiritual ideals of all communities, safeguarding the Buddha Sasana. This has been emphasized by Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratna.

Participating in a ceremony in Kandy, the Prime Minster said that urgent plans are being made to overcome the destruction of culture and ideals. He revealed of plans to organize celebrations on a grand scale in view of the 2600th Buddha Jayanthiya, in Sri Lanka as well as in other countries. Their intention is to bring about spiritual development. He said it is desired to educate the children as well as adults on how to lead a spiritual life based on the Buddha Dhamma.

A series of religious programmes was organized at the Sri Wimaladharma Pirivena Vihare at Dangolla in Kandy under the Prime Minister’s patronage.