PM Wikremesinghe obtains blessings from the Chief Prelates

PM Wikremesinghe obtains blessings from the Chief Prelates

Written by Staff Writer

23 Aug, 2015 | 7:32 pm

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe called on the Chief Prelates of the three sects and obtained their blessings on Sunday, August 23. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, who arrived at the Asgiri Maha Viharaya, called on the Chief Prelate of the Asgiri Chapter of the Siam Sect Most Venerable  Galagama Sri Aththadassi Thero.

The Prime Minister who then visited the historic Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy was welcomed by the Diyawadana Nilame, Pradeep Nilanga Dela and the Diyawadana Nilames of the four temples.

The Prime Minister thereafter paid homage to the Sacred Tooth Relic and then visited the Malwathu Maha Viharaya. Prime Minister Wickremesinghe then called on the Chief Prelate of the Ramanya Sect Most Venerable  Napane Pemasiri Thero and obtained his blessings.

The Prime Minister then held cordial discussions with devotees.

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