ANCL Aloka Pooja on grand scale
Clothes for sil observers
Clothes distribution for 500 dhaham pasal students
who observe sil on Poson Poya day will be held on June 05 at 8.30am at
the Mihintale Rajamaha Viharaya coinciding with the Lake House Aloka
The Public Trustee Department will be sponsoring
the clothes and the programme will be coordinated by ANCL under the
patronage of Ven Namalwewe Rathanasara Thera. Dhanas for these sil
observers will be sponsored by ANCL.
The 'Mihintale Lake House Aloka Pooja' organized by the Associated
Newspapers of Ceylon Limited (ANCL) will be held on a grand scale for
the 49th time this year too, coinciding with the 2600th Sambuddhatva
It will be held on 14, 15 and 16 June with the joint sponsorship of
the Ceylon Electricity Board.
A meeting presided over by the Anuradhapura District Secretary H M K
Herath and under the guidance of Mihintale Rajamaha Vihara Chief
Incumbent Ven Namalwewe Rathanasara Thera was held at the Mihintale
district secretariat on May 31 to discuss the work related to the Poson
festival where a large number of people are expected to visit.
Sil campaigns, dansal, decorations etc will take place as part of the
The police will take steps to arrange for smooth transportation to
and from the premises for the convenience of the devotees. Roads in the
Mihintale Vihara area will be speedily restored.
The Poson Week is from 12 to 18 June.
The festival starts from the Mihindu perahara and the Lake House