The Dhamma Sermon for Vap Full Moon Poya Day of the series of ‘Sadaham Yathra Damma Sermon was held at the Gampaha Pahalagama Vidyaravindra Purana Rajamaha Viharaya today (05) with participation of President Maithripala Sirisena.
The Dhamma sermon was delivered by the Ven. Ellawala Vijithananda Thero of the Vipassana Meditation Centre in Colombo.
The President who arrived at the temple first engaged in religious activities. He also offered ata pirikara to Ven. Ellawala Vijithananda Thero.
President Sirisena met the Chief Incumbent of the temple, Ven.Pahalagama Somarathana Nayaka Thero and secured blessings.
President Maithripala Sirisena also opened a new micro solar power unit installed at the Temple.
Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Minister Arjuna Ranatunga, State Minister Ruwan Wijewardena, Chief Minister of the Western Province, Isura Devapriya, Member of the Parliament Harshana Rajakaruna, Member of Parliament Ajith Mannapperuma and several other ministers were also present.