Procession carrying Sacred Hair Relic to Sirasa – John Keells Vesak Zone commences (Watch video)

Procession carrying Sacred Hair Relic to Sirasa – John Keells Vesak Zone commences (Watch video)

Written by Staff Writer

29 Apr, 2015 | 9:04 pm

The procession carrying the sacred hair relic and the relics of the Maha Rahath theros to the Sirasa – John Keells Vesak Zone commenced on Wednesday morning.

The procession began its journey after a special Theva ceremony that took place at the Nelligala International Buddhist Centre.

The Amisa Pooja which initiates the celebrations of the Sirasa – John Keells Vesak Zone commemorating the three stages of Lord Budha’s life will take place at the MTV / MBC Head Office premises located at Braybrooke Street , Colombo 02.

The Sacred Hair Relic of Lord Buddha and the relics of the Maha Rahath Theros were brought to the Nelligala International Buddhist Centre where the Maha Sangha presided over the religious observances and rituals.

The event took place opposite the Sri Shakyasingha ‍Pagoda in Nelligala and was attended by senior officials of The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited, John Keels Group and many others.

A Dhamma Book including a number of Gathas that is to be distributed amongst the devotees at the Sirasa – John Keells Vesak Zone was presented to the Maha Sangha.

The special chest in which the relics were placed was then moved in to the procession carrying them to the Sirasa – John Keells Vesak Zone amidst the chanting of Pirith.

The procession reached Galagedara through the Aladeniya Junction and then Mawathagama and Uyandana.

Devotees who were on either side of the road received the opportunity to pay homage to the sacred relics.

The processions stop for the day was the Ridee Viharaya in Kurunegala.

The procession carrying the sacred relics will commenced its journey from the Ridee Viharaya in Kurunegala at 07 on Thursday morning.

The procession will then make its way to the Thalgodapitiya Junction Ibbagamuwa, Kurunagela and then proceed to Narammala and Metiyaganae on the Negombo Road and arrive at the Mayurawathi Raja Maha Viharaya.

 

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Posted by Newsfirst.lk on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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