President pays homage to kataragama sacred site

Sunday, 01 February 2015 - 19:55

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President Maithreepala Sirisena visited the historical Kataragama sacred site today.

The President paid his homage to Kirivehera and also Ruhunu – Kataragama Maha Devale and paid a courtesy call at Ruhunu Maagam-pattuwe Chief Adhikarana Sanga-nayake Venerable Kapugama Saranatissa Thera who invoked blessings on him.

According to the President’s Media Unit, President Maithreepala Sirisena also paid his homage to Wadihiti-kanda Vihara, historical Mahiyangana Raja Maha Vihara.

During the visit, President Maithreepala Sirisena met several prominent Buddhist monks.