President Sirisena presented with auspicious times for the New Year (Watch Video)

President Sirisena presented with auspicious times for the New Year (Watch Video)

President Sirisena presented with auspicious times for the New Year (Watch Video)

Written by Staff Writer

01 Apr, 2015 | 5:44 pm

The tradition of presenting the auspicious times for the Sinhala Tamil New Year to the President, took place at the President’s House on Wednesday.

In keeping with the ritual of drummers going from house to house to proclaim the auspicious times, a drummer, presented the list of auspicious times to President Maithripala Sirisena on Wednesday, April 1, which includes the time of the dawn of the new year, the punya kalaya, the time to commence the cooking of food, lighting the stove and cooking food.

The list includes the time of the dawn of the New Year, the punya kalaya, the time to commence the cooking of food, lighting the stove and consuming food.

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