Fifty years Dhamma Service from Bhante Dhaammasiri

July 25th, 2010


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July 25th 2010 was a great day for Sri Lanka. Golden Jubilee of Bhante Dhammasiri in saffron robes was celebrated at the Siri Vajiranana Dharmayatanaya in a grand scale. 71 young boys became monks to mark this great event. Most Ven. Udugama Sri Buddharakkhita Asgiriya Mahanayaka Thera, Most Ven. Weligama Siri Nanaratana Mahanayaka Thera, Most Ven.Ambalangoda Dhammakusala Mahanayaka Thera, Most Ven.Ambanwelle Pannasara Mahanayaka Thera , Most Ven. Dodampahala Chandrasiri Mahanayaka Thera, H.E.Prsident of Sri Lanka-Mr.Mahinda Rajapakse and US Ambassador to Sri Lanka also attended this ceremony. Mr. Preethi and Mrs.Nilmini Jayawardena offered all the robes to the new monks. The Sasana Sevaka Society organized this and the devotees of the Washington Buddhist Vihara and some other friends sponsored these new monks.






Sri Lanka President Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa with Bhante Dhammasiri






People in the Maharagama Township waiting to see the ceremony.