63rd Annual Bellanwila Esala Festival starts today

Thursday, 15 August 2013 - 13:33

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The 63rd Annual Esala Festival of the Bellanwila Rajamaha Vihara will commence today.

 

The Bellanwila Esala Maha Perahera was initiated in August 1950 by the Chief Incumbent of the Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya Venerable Professor Bellanwila Sri Somarathana Nayaka Thero.

 

A day and night Pirith chanting ceremony will be held from August 18th to 24th , followed by a Sangika Dana.