Religious observances begin prior to Sirasa – John Keells Vesak Kalapaya

Religious observances begin prior to Sirasa – John Keells Vesak Kalapaya

Religious observances begin prior to Sirasa – John Keells Vesak Kalapaya

Written by Staff Writer

27 Apr, 2015 | 10:27 pm

The Malwathu Maha Viharaya and Asgiri Maha Viharaya of the Siam chapter were informed about the Sirasa – John Keells Vesak Kalapaya   on Monday, April 27.

A CD containing the Thunsuthraya that will be distributed at the Sirasa – John Keells Vesak Kalapaya was presented to the Chief Prelate of the Malwathu Chapter of the Siam Sect, Most Venerable Thibbotuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera.

Representatives of the senior management of the Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited and John Keells Holdings PLC were present at the occasion. A booklet on teachings of the Buddha which is to be distributed at the Vesak Kalapaya was also presented to the Chief Prelate.

The group then visited Venerable Dr. Godagama Mangala Thera, a member of the Sangha Council of the Asiri Chapter of the Siam Sect, at the Asgiri Maha Viharaya and presented the CD and booklet to the Venerable Thera.

Thereafter, religious observances were held at the Yatihalagala Raja Maha Viharaya in Kandy overnight, prior to the commencement of the journey of the Sacred Hair Relic from the Viharaya to the Sirasa Vesak Kalapaya.

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