Tikiri Dissanayaka, Brigade Commander 523 Brigade, laid the foundation
stone for the 'Kalana Mithuru Seya' Stupa (pagoda) which is being
erected in Sri Samiddhi Sumana Viharaya, Navatkuly on 14th May
2017 with the blessing of the Maha Sanga.
A brief ceremony
highlighted the importance of the project as a monumental replica
of 'Thuparama' Seya.
sermon and other related religious activities were conducted by
Ven. Hanvalle Rathnaseha Thera, the Chief Incumbent Sri Samiddhi
Sumana Viharaya. Ven. Navadagala Padma Kiththa Thissa Thera, the
Chief Incumbent, Sri Naga Viharaya, Jaffna and 45 monks were also
present at the occasion. The Pinkama was arranged by the Sri Lanka
'Kalana Mithuru' Buddhist organization and Sinhalese living in
Navatkuly village with the assistance of 523 Brigade.
which is being erected spending Rs.10million is to be completed
within a period of one year. Troops of 523 Brigade of Allarai
provided meals for all devotees took part in the event.