Sunday, May 31, 2009

Pirith and alms giving on Sayura

(LB)For the first time in the history of the Sri Lanka Navy, an almsgiving will be held on board the “Sayura” today. It is expected to be held in Trincomalee while the ship is in mid sea. Alms will be given to the Maha Sangha to bless soldiers and sailors who sacrificed their lives in order to defeat terrorism.
Meanwhile a pirith ceremony was held last night on the ship under the instructions of Navy Commander Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda. Full text