The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Singapore commemorated Vesak day by organizing the annual “Sangika dane” at the High Commissioners official residence on the 19th May, 2014.
The religious ceremony commenced with the administration of the Five Precepts by Ven. Dr. Galle Uditha Nayaka Thero of Buddha Vihara Society. This was followed by offering of Buddha Pooja by Ven. Rathanananda Nayaka Thero of the Lankaramaya Buddhist Temple. Ven. Dr Pathegama Ganarama Thero, The Chief incumbent of The Thisarana Buddhist Association together with the 20 monks present invoked blessings by chanting of Pirith.
Members of the Sri Lankan expatriate community and the staff of the High Commission attended the event.