Activities related to the “Thewava” organized on behalf of the Sacred Tooth Relics have been vested in the Asgiriya Chapter. It was hitherto tasked with the Malwatte Vihare Chapter.
The “Thewava” for the Sacred Tooth Relics was organized from Esala Full Moon Poya day last year up to this Esala Full Moon Poya day by the Malwatte Maha Vihare Chapter. It is been entrusted to each Chapter every other year. This is an ancient tradition. The keys of the lower chamber and the booth where the Sacred Tooth Relics are kept was handed over by the Malwatte Mahanayake the Most Ven. Thibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala thera to the Asgiriya Mahanayake the Most Ven. Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha thera yesterday. The Diyawadana Nilame, Pradeep Nilanga Dela was present.