NEW YEAR`S DAY AT SRI SADDATISSA INTERNATIONAL BUDDHIST CENTRE 2017
Photographs by Tissa Madawela
NEW YEAR'S DAY AT SRI SADDATISSA INTERNATIONAL BUDDHIST CENTRE
Starting from early in the morning a large number of devotees visited the Sri Saddatissa International Buddhist Centre through out the New Year's day to take part in religious activities and receive blessings. Head of the Vihara Chief Sangha Nayaka of Great Britain Most Ven. Aggamaha Panditha Galayaye Piyadassi Nayaka Thera and all the resident monks chanted Seth Pirith hourly and in the evening a special Bodhi Puja was held.
In an Anusasana Ven. Piyadassi Nayaka Thera thanked every one who helped in various ways the temple activities during the year. Bodhi Puja was conducted by Ven. Galayaye Dhammadassi Thera.
Special Deva Puja was held by Aruna Shantha at the Sri Vishnu Katharagama Devale adjoining the Vhara to bless every one.
A String Hopper Dansala was arranged by a group of young supporters.