Hiru Uththama Dhaathu Wandana programme organized by Asia Broadcasting Corporation’s Hiru TV and Hiru FM will commence today.
Devotees will be given the opportunity to pay homage to the relics of the Buddha brought from Kapila Wasthupura. The relics are now placed at Waskaduwa Sri Subhuthi Viharaya.
Meanwhile, thousands flocked at the Hiru Shakyasinha Mangalya held at the Mutiyangana Rajamaha Viharaya yesterday.
Proceedings commenced with devotees observing Ashta Seela and several sermons and Dhamma discussions during the function.
Aloka Puja, where 100,000 oil lamps were lit in the premises of the Muthiyangana Chaithya, commenced under the patronage of the Chairman of Asia Broadcasting Corporation Mr. Rayynor Silva.
He also lit colourful electric lights that illuminated the Bodhi Stupa at Muthiyangana amidst the prayers of the devotees.