The “Sanka Padma Bahirawa Pooja” was organized at the Abhayagiri Vihare yesterday to invoke blessings on the President and the nation.
This Pooja is being held annually from the period of King Walagamba. Another aim of the Pooja was to secure blessings for the achievement of proper results in the development process and the successful completion of all programmes launched by the Government. The Pooja was held under the guidance of the Chief Incumbent of the Atamasthana the Ven. Pallegama Sirinivasa thera and the participation of the Maha Sangha including the Chief Incumbent of the Abhayagiri Vihare, the Ven. Kallanchiye Ratanasiri thera. Deputy Minister Duminda Dissanayake and North Central Governor Karunaratne Divulgane were present.