Vesak celebrated islandwide giving prominence to spiritual programmes

Saturday, 18 May 2019 - 12:37

Vesak+celebrated+islandwide+giving+prominence+to+spiritual+programmes
Buddhists across the country celebrated Vesak, giving prominence to spiritual programmes.

Our correspondents however said that there was a slight decrease in the number of devotees arriving at temples this year.

However, a large crowd had arrived at the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy to engage in religious observances.

It was also noteworthy that Vesak lanterns had been put up in Dharga Town – Aluthgama, with the contribution of Muslims as well.


Third coronavirus victim cremated - 400 quarantined, access to apartment complex cordoned off .
Thursday, 02 April 2020 - 21:03

A 73-year-old from Maradana died last night while being transferred to the IDH hospital after been diagnosed for coronavirus infection.His remains were... Read More

Duckworth-Lewis in rain affected games : Lewis no more
Thursday, 02 April 2020 - 19:45

Tony Lewis the co-founder of the mind boggling but resolutely implemented Duckworth-Lewis system across all formats of cricket has died at the age of 78. The... Read More

Fifth Covid -19 patient identified for the day:  SL Country total increases to 151
Thursday, 02 April 2020 - 19:36

A patient infected with coronavirus has been identified in Sri Lanka Therefore, according to the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health, the number... Read More