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Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - 7:58
Update: Hiru Shakya Sinha Mangalya 2014 | Mahiyanganaya sacred land brightens with more than 500 thousnd electric bulbs and 100 thousand oil lamps. | Hiru Shakya Sinha Mangalya 2014-Video
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The "Hiru Uththama Dathu Wandana" which commenced pararel to the Hiru Shakya Sinha Mangalya will continue until the 17th.

The Hiru Shakya Sinha Vesak ceremony was inaugurated day before yesterday morning followed by a sil campaign that began under the patronage of Mahiyangana Temple chief incumbent Urulaa-Waththe Dhamma Rakkitha Thera.

The Hiru festival of lights was held under the patronage of Asia Broadcasting Corporation network Chairman Mr. Rayynor Silva. One hundred thousand oil lamps and 500 thousand electric bulbs were lit covering the sacred Mahiyanganaya Chaithya. Hundreds and thousands of devotees flocked to the sacred site to witness this historic occasion and to obtain blessings.

Chairman of Asia Broadcasting Corporation Private Limited, Mr. Rayynor Silva, who later also offered a Buddha statue to the Mahiyanganaya Rajamaha Viharaya.

"These few days are the greatest days of the history of the Mahiyanganaya history.......that is because of the Hiru Shakya Sinha
Mangalya organized by Hiru FM and Hiru TV"
- Venerable Urulaawaththe Dhaamma Rakkitha Thera (Mahiyanganaya temple chief incumbent)

Last Year Hiru Shakya Sinha Mangalya, The festival of lights which was held at the Katharagama Kiri Vehera, was also lit with 100 oil lamps and 500 thousand electric bulbs in a similar manner.

Hundreds of  thousands of devotees flocked to the Katharagama sacred premises last year and this year to Mahiyanganaya sacred premises making Hiru Shakya sinha Mangakya a record breaking Buddhist event in history.

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Update: Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - 8:10
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Large crowds gather in Mahiyangana to take part in Hiru Shakya Sinha Vesak Ceremony;All prepared for festival of lights

The Hiru Shakya Sinha Vesak ceremony organized by Hiru FM and Hiru TV in collaboration with its parent company the Asia Broadcasting Corporation Private Limited, is currently being held at the ancient Mahiyangana temple.

Hundreds of devotees are currently participating in the Shakya Sinha Vesak ceremony which will continue until next Saturday.

The Hiru Shakya Sinha Vesak ceremony was inaugurated this morning followed by a sil campaign that began under the patronage of Mahiyangana Temple chief incumbent Venerable Urula-Waththe Dhamma Rakkitha Thera.

Several other programs including Dhamma sermons and discussions with the participation of prominent Buddhist monks and scholars were held throughout the day.

It is significant to note that indigenous community chieftain Uruwarige Vannila Aththo also participated in the Dhamma discussions.

100,000 oil lamps will be lit and an offering of fragrances will be held at the Mahiyangana Stupa in which the sacred hair relics of Buddha have been deposited.

The Hiru festival of lights will be held at 6.30pm under the patronage of Asia Broadcasting Corporation network Chairman Mr. Rayynor Silva.

Similarly thousands of devotees participated in the Hiru Shakya Sinha Vesak ceremony held in the premises of the Kiri Vehera in Kataragama last year.

Hiru FM and Hiru TV together with its parent company Asia Broadcasting Corporation Private Limited invite all Sri Lankans to join them in their meritorious deeds.

Meanwhile the exposition of the rare Kapilawastu sacred relics which were brought from Waskaduwa Sri Vibhuthi temple to the Mahiyangana ancient temple will begin tomorrow.

In addition, devotees who miss this grand opportunity would be able to view the sacred relics later when they are returned to the Waskaduwa Sri Vibhuthi temple next Saturday.

The procession carrying the relics will begin from Mahiyangana temple early Saturday morning and will reach Bandarawela Pushparama temple at 11am.

The procession will reach Balangoda Thumbagoda Sri Sudharshana temple at 3.30pm the same day and later leave for Gal Lalla ancient temple in Ratnapura.

Devotees can pay homage to the relics during the whole day on the 18th.

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - 7:30
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Thousands of devotees gather at Hiru Shakya Sinha Vesak festival

The Hiru Shakya Sinha Vesak ceremony organized by Hiru FM, Hiru TV in collaboration with the parent company Asia Broadcasting Corporation Private Limited, is now being held at the ancient Mahiyangana temple.

Hundreds of devotees participated in the inauguration of the Shakya Sinha Vesak ceremony followed by a sil campaign this morning.

Hiru Shakya sinha Vesak ceremony and the exposition of Kapilawastu relics will continue until the 17th of this month.

Several programs including Dhamma sermons and discussions with the participation of prominent Buddhist monks and scholars have been organized throughout the day.

Thousands of devotees praised Hiru Shakya Sinha Vesak ceremony held in the premises of Kiri Vehera in Kataragama last year.

The Hiru festival of lights will be held at 6pm at the ancient Mahiyangana Temple this evening.

One hundred thousand oil lamps will be lit and a pooja of fragrances will be held beneath the Mahiyangana Chetiya in which the sacred hair relics of the Buddha have been deposited.

Hiru FM, Hiru TV together with its parent company Asia Broadcasting Corporation Private Limited, invite all Sri Lankans to join them in their meritorious deeds which will continue until the 17th of this month.

Meanwhile the exposition of the rare Kapilawastu sacred relics which were brought from Waskaduwa Sri Vibhuthi temple to the Mahiyangana ancient temple will start tomorrow.

Meanwhile devotees who missed the opportunity would be able to witness the sacred relics later when they are returned to the Waskaduwa Sri Vibhuthi temple.

The Perahera which carries the relics will start from Mahiyangana temple in the early morning of Saturday and it will reach Bandarawela Pushparama temple at 11am.

It will reach Balangoda Thumbagoda Sri Sudharshana temple at 3.30pm on the same day.

Later the perahera will leave for Gal Lalla Ancient temple in Ratnapura and devotees can pay homage to the relics during the whole day on the 18th.

 

Update: Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - 1:32
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Hiru Shakya Singha Magalyaya today - all set for Uththama Daathu Wandanaa as well

The Hiru Shakya Sinha Vesak ceremony and exposition of sacred relics organized by the Asia Broadcasting Corporation Private Limited led by Hiru FM and Hiru TV in view of the Wesak, which marks the birth, enlightenment and passing away of Lord Buddha is being held at the ancient Mahiyangana temple.

This meritorious event will continue until the 17th of this month.

Sil campaigns, meditating programmes, dhamma discussions and many more religious activities are being held now.

Thousands of devotees arrived at kiri Wehera last year for the Hiru Shakya Singha Mangalyaya and this year too devotees are arriving in numbers to Mahiyanganaya.

One hundred thousand oil lamps will be lit and a pooja of fragrances will be held at the Mahiyangana temple which was graced by Lord Buddha.

Hiru FM, Hiru TV together with its parent company Asia Broadcasting Corporation Private Limited, invites all Sri Lankans to join them in their meritorious deeds.

Chief Prelate of the Mahiyanganaya Raja Maha Viharaya, Ven Urulewaththe Dhammarakkitha Thera invited devotees to arrive at the temple.

Organizers have already made arrangements to escort the Kapilawastu Relics from the Sri Vibhuthi Viharaya in Waskaduwa to the Mahiyangana ancient temple.

From tomorrow morning onwards devotees will be given the opportunity of worshipping the rare Kapilawastu sacred relics which will be placed at the Mahiyanganaya temple.

Meanwhile devotees who miss the opportunity would be able to witness the sacred relics later when they are returned to the Waskaduwa Sri Vibhuthi temple.

Chief Prelate of the Waskaduwa Raajaguru Sri Subhoothi Viharaya Ven Waskaduwe Mahindaabhidhaana Thera invited devotees to make use of this rare opportunity.
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