In the midst of sorrowful moods thousands of Buddhist Monks and the general public the demised body of Asgiriya Chapter Siyam Sector Udugama Sri Buddha Rakkitha Maha Thero was brought to Kandy yesterday (9th April 2015) and placed the body at Asgirya Temple for public and veneration.
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The coffin containing the Asgiri Shayamopali Udugama Sri Buddha Rakkitha Maha Thero’s body carrying from Colombo reaches Asgiri Maha Viharaya.
Ven Narampnawe Ananda Thero of Asgirya Chapter Informs that the Maha Thero’s body is kept at Asgiriya Upali commeration hall for public veneration.
The arrangements are being made with government blessings to cremate the body on 12th Sunday at 2pm at Asgiriya Police Grounds.
The Most Ven Udugama Sri Buddharakitha Mahanayake Thero of the Asgiriya Chapter of Sri Lanka passed away this morning at the Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital, Singapore.
The Most Ven Ven Udugama Sri Buddharakitha Mahanayake Thero arrived in Singapore last month and was being treated at the Mount Elizabeth Orchard Hospital since Then.
Demise of Shyamoplai Most Rev Mahanayake Thero Of Asgirya Chapter.
Shyamoplai, Asgirya Chapter Most Rev. Udugama Sri Buddha Rakkitha Mahanyake Thero while taking treatment at a privet hospital in Singapore has passed away Today 8th Early Morning. Mahanayake Thero who was born on 17th March 1930 at the village in the Kalugamuwa Division of Kurunagala was 86 Years at his demise.
සම්බුදු සසුනට මිණි පහනක් වූ අස්ගිරි මහානාහිමිපාණෝ. අස්ගිරි පාර්ශවයේ අතිගරු මහානායක ස්වාමින් වහන්සේගේ 86 වන ජන්ම දිනය අදට යෙදේ.
Address to the Nation by the President Maithreepala Sirisena at the esplanade , Sri Dalada Maligawa, Kandy.
The Maithreepala Sirisena the 6th executive president, Sri Lanka, after offering pooja’s to the Sacred Tooth Relic in the morning, in his address to the nation at the esplanade, Sri Dalada Maligawa Stated that, while steps are being taken to maintain the high traditions and development of “Sri Buddha Sasana” Will take all the possible steps to maintain high integrity of all the other religions.
The newly appointed President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Hon.Maithreepala Sirisena visited the Historical Temple of the Tooth Relic Today (11.01.2015).
This has been organized as a Royal Ceremony, And the newly appointed Prime Minister Hon.Ranil Wickramasinghe and Former President of Sri Lanka Mrs.Chandhrika Kumaratunge and a group of National Leaders took part in this event.