Poson Aloka Poojawa at Situlpauwwa Raja Mama Viharaya


The Poson illuminations of the historical Situlpauwwa Raja Maha Viharaya, situated inside Yala National Park, will be held on 15th, 16th & 17th June 2019.

The poson pinkamas are held under the guidance and patronage of Chief Incumbent Venerable Pandit Mataramba Hemarathana Thera. At these poson pinkamas pride of place will be given to Seela, Bhavana, Bana sermons, Dhamma discussion, Buddha phoojas, Bodhi Phoojas and other religious rituals.

On the Poson Full Moon Day there will be an all night pirith chanting to make Triple Gem Blessings to the country.As in the past Upali Group of Companies will sponsor the illumination of Situlpauwwa on 15th 16th & 17th June 2019. Nimal Welgama, Managing Director, Upali Group and Dhammika Attygalle, Upali Group Director and Vice President Dayaka Sabha will switch on the lights. Arrangements have been made to assist pilgrims during the Poson festival.

It is expected that over 10,000 devotees will observe Sil and an equal number will visit the Viharaya for the observance of religious rites.

Necessary steps have been taken to provide special bus services from Tissa town to Situlpauwwa Raja Maha Viharaya for the duration of the Poson Pinkamas.

Necessary steps have been taken to provide-health, water and sanitary facilities to the pilgrims.

Various NGO’s and voluntary Organizations have organized Dan Salas and will provide alms to the devotees who will observe Sil.

Live Telecast will be on ITN from Situlpauwwa Raja Maha Viharaya on Poson Poya Day.

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