High Commission of Sri Lanka in India

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The High Commissioner of Sri Lanka and the staff celebrated 2563rd Buddha Purnima by organizing two religious events on 19th May 2019.

A Dana programme was organized on 19th May at the Maha Bodhi Society of India, New Delhi Centre.  Number of Buddhist priests participated at this Dana programme and lunch prepared by the staff of the High Commission was served to the Buddhist Priests.

In the evening of 19th May, a Pahan Puja (offering of light to Buddha) was inaugurated by High Commissioner Austin Fernando at the High Commission and oil lamps, colourful lanterns were arranged to illuminate the Vesak Day.  A Dhamma Session was held after the Pahan Puja ceremony which was conducted by Ven. Seelawansa Thero who is a Doctoral student of the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. 

Both functions were organized by High Commissioner Austin Fernando and the staff of the High commission.  

Sri Lanka High Commission 
New Delhi
22nd May 2019