By Atula Bandara
The “Lankadeepa Poson Aloka Pooja” illumination in Tanthirimale sacred area organised by Wijeya Newspapers Ltd. for the 16th year will be held on June 15,16, and 17.
A team of electricians and several other employees of the company under the supervision of Asst. Gen. Manager (Electrical) Naleen Newnhella and Electrical Manager Jagath Perera are at present attending to the illumination of the Cheithiya.
The “ Lankadeepa Poson Aloka Pooja” has been held at the Thanthirimale sacred city since 2004 under the guidance of Chief Incumbent of the Thanthirimale Rajamaha Vihara and Deputy Sanghanayake of the North- East Ven. Thanthirimale Chandarathana Thera .
Ven.Thera said several community service programmes, sponsored by the Wijeya Newspapers Ltd would be held as a part of the ceremony. He said the opening of the “ Poson Aloka Pooja” illumination and the religious activities at the temple on Poson Full Moon Poya day would be telecast over Sri Lanka Rupavahini.
The “ Lankadeepa Poson Aloka Pooja” has been held at the Thanthirimale sacred city since 2004