Hiru Shakyasinghe Vesak Ceremony commences in Kiri Vehera

Sunday, 03 May 2015 - 9:02


All preparations are ready for the Hiru Shakya Sinha Vesak ceremony and exposition of sacred relics organized by the Asia Broadcasting Corporation led by Hiru FM and Hiru TV to mark the Wesak festival which falls today.

The festival and religious activities will take place centered around the historical sacred site of Kirivehera.

Hiru TV and Hiru FM which continuously takes steps for the betterment of the Sasana has organized several religious functions in view of Wesak, which marks the birth, enlightenment and the passing away of the Buddha.

Sil campaigns, meditating programmes, dhamma discussions and many more religious activities will be held.

The Hiru festival of lights which would light up the Kiri Vehera Chaithya and lighting of One hundred thousand oil lamps will be done this afternoon as per a concept of Chairman of Asia Broadcasting Corporation network Mr. Rayynor Silva.

Devotees can also participate in special religious practices for God Katharagama.

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