Vesak and alms-giving at Sri Lanka High Commission in London
The High Commission of Sri Lanka in the United Kingdom organised an
alms-giving for twenty members of the Maha Sangha representing the
Buddhist temples in the UK, as part of its Vesak celebrations and also
to invoke blessings on President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Government and
the people of Sri Lanka. The High Commission premises were colourfully
adorned with Vesak lanterns, Buddhist flags and decorations.
The Chief Sanganayaka of Great Britain and Head of the London
Buddhist Vihara, Ven. Bogoda Seelawimala Nayaka Thera, chief incumbent
of the Kingsbury Saddhatissa International Buddhist Vihara, Ven.
Galayaye Piyadassi Nayaka Thera, chief incumbent of the Birmingham
Jetavana Buddhist temple, Ven. Keppetiyagoda Gunawansa Nayaka Thera