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Thousands of devotees gather at Nagadeepa

The series of Buddhist religious activities was held at the Nagadeepa Purana Raja Maha Viharaya on April 2 and 3 amidst thousands of devotees to commemorate the late Chief Incumbent of the Nagadeepa Viharaya, Ven. Brahmanawatte Dammakiththi Tissa Thera and to celebrate the 59 birthday of the Chief Incumbent, Praveenacharya Damma Kiththi Sri Ven. Navadagala Paduma Kiththi Tissa Thera, the Chief Sanganayake of the Northern Province.

Kavi Bana Damma Deshana and an alms giving for the Maha Sanga were well contributed by the naval personnel of the Northern Naval Command. A dansala for pilgrims and the residents of the area was also held.

Commander Northern Naval Area Rear Admiral Meril Wickramasinghe, Heads of Departments in the Northern Naval Command and Commanding Officers of the naval bases in the Northern Naval Area, other officers and large number of sailors were present.


 

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