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UNP MP refers to resurgence in the Sasana

Jun 14, 2010 11:40:58 AM - itnnews.lk

UNP Parliamentarian Karu Jayasuriya has said that a resurgence in the Sasana hitherto not witnessed has taken place.

Mr. Karu Jayasuriya said that members of the Maha Sangha headed by the Mahanayake theras are making arrangements to commemorate the 2600th Sambuddha Jayanthiya on a grand scale next year. The country can be proud and happy of many things. One of them is the religious renaissance that has taken place in the country. This was mainly witnessed during Wesak. He said that many Buddhists than in previous years, took part in religious observances. Many “Dansalas” were organized than in previous years. He added that they are satisfied to make note of it too.

He was speaking at a special ceremony organized on behalf of the Ven. Kosgoda Siriwimala Nayake thera, Chief Incumbent of the Sri Sunandarama Vihare in Kosgoda. The ceremony was held in connection with the opening of the Poya Seema-Maalakaya newly built at the Vihare. It was opened by Operations Director of the Army Headquarters Major Gen. Shavendra Silva.