Bank of Ceylon sponsors Kelaniya Duruthu Maha Perahera | Daily News


 

Bank of Ceylon sponsors Kelaniya Duruthu Maha Perahera

The Bank of Ceylon’s CEO/ General Manager Senarath Bandara hands the sponsorship cheque to Diyawadana Nilame Dhammika Attygala. The Chief incumbent of Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya Dr. Ven. K. Mahinda Sangarakkhitha Thero also participated at the event
The Bank of Ceylon’s CEO/ General Manager Senarath Bandara hands the sponsorship cheque to Diyawadana Nilame Dhammika Attygala. The Chief incumbent of Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya Dr. Ven. K. Mahinda Sangarakkhitha Thero also participated at the event

The historic Kelaniya Duruthu Perehera is an annual procession that takes place as a ritual to commemorate the Lord Buddha’s visit the Sri Lanka.

Organized by the Kelaniya Temple and its “Dayaka Sabbawa” the procession depicts the traditional customs and the cultural heritage of the country and is viewed by thousands of tourists every year.

The Main division of the Randoli Perehera is the main focus among the all processions for most Buddhists and tourists.

During this time period special religious activities takes place in Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya including a series of Buddhist sermons, pirith chanting and other related rituals.

Having to be part of this religious activity that is a part of the country’s national heritage is truly a privilege. The Bank humbly believes that it has been able to be some assistance in preserving this religious and cultural event that evokes the goodwill that is propagated by Buddhist teachings in the minds of all Sri Lankans.

As a part of the Bank’s strategic Corporate Social Responsibility, the Bank of Ceylon gives serious consideration to protecting Sri Lanka’s national heritage and culture in order to preserve them for future generations.


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