Due to severe drought prevalent in some areas in the island, the people living in these dry zone areas are undergoing grave difficulties as a result of inability to do any cultivation and specially of not having pure drinking water for day to day needs. Among these areas or villages Kebithigollewa, Tittagonewa, Padaviya and Anuradhapura are the most affected. As a result of this predicament, with the direct participation and benevolence and guidance of Most Venerable Mahanayaka Theros of Malwatta and Asgriya Chapters and with the yeoman Hon.
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Bees honey is offered to the Sacred Tooth Relic of Sri Dalada Maligawa as a very important ritual. It is very customary and traditional to offer Bees honey by Sri Lankan Primitive People ( Wedda People ) to the Sacred Tooth Relic on the very first day of Randoli Perehera.
Offering of an Electric Generator to provide Electric power to the entire Maligawa premises.
With the kind request and advice of both Maha Nayaka Theros of Malwatu and Asgiriya Chapters and
Hon.Pradeep Nilanga Dela , Diyawadana Nilame of Sri Dalada Maligawa an electric generator was
Offered to Sri Dalada Maligawa by General Manager, Sri Lanka Electricity Board on 02.08.2014 (today) for electrification of the entire premises of Sri Dalada Maligawa premises.
The traditional “Kap” planting of historic Esala Pageant of Sri Dalada Maligawa was ceremonially held at the auspicious hour on 27th (Sunday) July 27th 2014.
This ceremonial occasion was represented by Hon.Diyawadana Nilame, Sri Dalada Maligawa and the ‘Basnayaka Nilames’ of the four Devales.
In obtaining a well and systematically prayed for branch of “Panasa” tree from North West the traditional “Kap” planting is done chiefly with the participation of Basnayake Nilames of the four Devales and other Nilames of the nearby Devales.
The newly established Waste Water Purification Project with financial contribution from Nanyang Technological University Singapore and other assistance from University of Peradeniya, Water Supply and Drainage Board was ceremonially presented to Sri Dalada Maligawa in the morning hours of JULY 10TH 2014.
The Cubicle at the floor where the Sacred Tooth Relic is placed is offered with carvings on sandalwood timber.
The room where the Sacred Tooth Relic is placed was decorated with carvings on sandalwood timber and renovated with embedded gold and gems was offered to Maligawa on 10th July 2014 by His Excellency the President of the Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
Musical Poson Bethi Gee 2014 form Sri Dalada Maligawa Esplanade.
A workshop organized by Media and Special Projects Bureau of Sri Dalada Maligawa for the school children of Kandy city from 17th April 2014 to 20th April 2014 was held with the advise and guidance of Hon. Pradeep Nilanga Dela, Diayawadana Nilame of Sri Dalada Maligawa.
A set of ornament (jewelry) together with "Wahalnaga" Gold Crown use for higher ordination ceremony was offered to be kept in custody of Most Venerable Tibbatuwawe Medankara Thero in charge of Thevawa of the Malwatta chapter of Siam Sec. by Phrapromethee Nayake Thero and other senior devotees of the highly revered committee of Thailand.
This occasion which was held at Maligawa premises was represented by Hon. Diyawadana Nilame and other distinguished representatives of both clergy and laymen.