As a traditional event from the very past, Karthika Ceremony (Oil distribution ceremony) at Sri Dalada Maligawa was held 6th of Nov 2014. Accordingly, on 3rd Nov 2014, Oil distribution for lightning of lamps at specially Sri Dalada Maligawa and other four main “Devales” where done at the premier of “Natha Devala” Kandy. Besides, on 6th Nov 2014, poya day” The Colourful Karthik Pageant” was held. And lightning of Oil lamps was done at 6.12pm.
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Annual presentation of robes was held on 10th and 11th October 2014 headed by Chief Incumbent Rev. Kothmale Sudarma of Lady Blake institute. At the evening of 10th October 2014 and “Gilanpasa pujawa” was offered to the most Sacred Tooth Relic immediately after the delivery offer serum.
Ceremonial Presentation of computers to information technology project of the Sri Dalada Maligawa. Side by side the presentation of computer and equipments to the information and technology project of Sri Daldada Mlaigwa 06th November 2014 At the Conference Hall Of The Media Unit. This presentation was done by Hon. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya (Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology). At this occasion a symbolic presentation of computers to where presented. An Electrically driven mortar vehicle presented for the use of the disable pilgrims use.
"Distribution of educational equipments / cd etc. to school children under the information Technology Project Sri Dalada Maligawa."
Side by side of Sri Daldamaligawa Information technology project educational equipments cd etc. Issued to the school children today on 30th morning at the” Ran Audha Mandapaya” of the Sri Dalada Maligawa.
As per concept of evaluating old and young artists every year, this year too this recognition was done by Hon. Pradeep Nilanga Dela , Diyawada Nilame of Sri Dalada Maligawa.
Around hundred artists who participated at the Perehera 2014 were offered certificates and presents to a value of nearly 1.5 million by Hon. Diyawadana Nilame at the meeting of hall of Sri Dalada Maligawa.
One day in the past a book containing full historic explanation and cultural attitudes and connections with regard to the sacred tooth relic, Sri Dalada Maligawa , present day prevailing cultural designs and status of the Maligawa as a world heritage and embodying philosophical thinking on Maligawa has been prepared by a team of eminent scholars of the university of Peradeniya Rev. Prof. Haguranketha Dheerananda, head of history department , Prof. H.M.R.D Herath department of sociology, assisted and supervised by Mr.
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.
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.