Poson week begins today

Thursday, 20 June 2013 - 12:51


All preparations complete for Hiru Shraddabhi – Wandana at Thuparama sacred grounds

The Hiru Shraddhabhiwandana Poson program organized by Hiru FM and Hiru TV will be held at the historical Tuparama Sacred area from 22 to 23 this month.

A ceremony to ordain a group of children has also been organized on the temple premises to mark this year’s Poson.

The Hiru FM and Hiru TV will introduce a foster scheme to assist these novice monks on their education.

Apart from this ceremony, an all night pirith chanting will also be held on June 22 with the participation of 100 monks.

Flowers will be offered to the Tuparama Chetiya and floral tributes will also be conducted from the air.

The Hiru FM and Hiru TV cordially invite its listeners, viewers and others to participate in this special program - Hiru Shradhabhiwandana Poson program which would be centered in Anuradhapura.

Anuradhapura District Secretary Gamini Senevirathna expressed his views on the Hiru Shraddhabhiwandana Poson program.


This year’s Poson week will begin today and it will continue till 26 this month.

Large crowds expected to gather in Anuradhapura this Poson season too.

The Anuradhapura District Secretary made a special request from the pilgrims who expect to participate in the special ceremony organized at the historic Tuparama Temple.


The organizers are prepared to provide special facilities for the benefit of the pilgrims to Anuradhapura during this Poson season.

Meanwhile, the Police Media Spokesman Office stated that special police teams including officers in civics will be deployed for the safety of visitors.


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