Dhamma school anniversary national festival
The Buddhasasana and Religious Affairs Ministry will hold the 117th
Dhamma School anniversary national festival at the Nuwara Eliya Town
Hall on August 3. Prime Minister D M Jayaratne will be the chief guest,
chief advisor of dhamma schools in Kurunegala Kadigamuwe Dhammadassi
Nayaka Thera said.
About 3,000 scholarships will be offered to needy dhamma school
students to continue their higher studies. Nearly 1,200 ceremonies will
be held islandwide to pay tribute to 45,000 dhamma school teachers who
serve voluntarily at dhamma schools.