Sarvodaya national awards for five Sri Lankans
Five Sri Lankans selected by a special jury appointed by the Board of
Trustees of the Sarvodaya Trust Fund will be felicitated at Sarvodaya's
17th national award ceremony to be held at the Vishva Samadhi Hall,
Sarvodaya Headquarters, Moratuwa on August 11.
Japanese Ambassador Nobuhito Hobo will be the chief guest.
Those who will receive awards are Ven. Rukmale Dhammakiththi Nayaka
Thera of Athurugiriya Sri Maha Viharaya, Prof. Sumanapala Galmangoda of
Kelaniya University, Prof. W. S. Karunatillaka of Kelaniya University,
Emeritus Prof. K. N. O. Dharmadasa of Peradeniya University and producer
of children's programs and journalist Sumana Jayatilaka.
Each recipient will receive Rs. 50,000, a citation and a
Healing and worshop service on Sunday
A service of 'Healing and Worship,' which is open to all will be held
on July 8 at 10.30 a.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour,
Bauddhaloka Mawatha (adjoining the BMICH), Colombo 7.
The Speaker and Minister at the service "Power to Heal" will be Dr.
Vijaya Corea, who will deliver a message based on the Scripture "Jesus
Christ is the same - yesterday, today and forever".
The Royal Asiatic Society Sri Lanka (RASSL) will hold a public
lecture on '19th Century Sri Lanka Buddhist Renaissance and its Global
Impact' by Dr. Ananda W.P. Guruge tomorrow at 5.00 p.m. at the Gamini
Dissanayake auditorium, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo 7. It is
open to the public.