Alms giving to mark prelate's birthday
An alms giving to 100 members of the Maha Sangha was held at the Sri
Abayarama Temple, Narahenpitiya to mark the 69th birthday of the Chief
Incumbent of Abayarama Temple and Chief Sanghanayake of Western Province
Ven Muruththettuwe Ananda Thera.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa who participated in this religious
ceremony, offered alms to the Maha Sangha.
The President thereafter opened the shrine room for Goddess Paththini.
Kelaniya University Chancellor and Kelaniya Vidyalankara Pirivena
Parivenadhipathi Ven Welamitiyawe Kusaladhamma Thera delivered the
The Maha Sangha invoked blessings on the President by chanting seth
Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena, Urban Development and Water
Supply Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, Power and Energy Minister Patali
Champika Ranawaka and Economic Development Deputy Minister Lakshman Yapa
Abeywardena were also present.