Kin of S. Mahinda Thera visits SL

6 February 2020 04:05 am - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The grandnephew of S. Mahinda Thera of Tibet, Dr. T.R. Gyasto of Gangtok, visited the temple of Sri Sudharmaramaya Maha Bellana in Alubomulla on National Independence Day, to pay homage to his granduncle.

S. Mahinda Thera lived until his death at Sri Sudharmaramaya and the temple is said to hold the remains of the prelate and home to many of his belongings which are treasured in a museum.

One of the most active members of the Sri Lankan independence movement. The effort made by S. Mahinda Thera to give Lankans their freedom song was immense.

Facilitated by Connaissance de Ceylan and Theme Resorts and Spa, this visit of the kin of a great national hero on Sri Lankan Independence Day reminds all Sri Lankans freedom fighters to whom they owe their true freedom.

  Comments - 3

  • Puran Appu Thursday, 06 February 2020 08:00 AM

    Oh no he is not A sinhala Buddhist. How dare

    Sinhalese Thursday, 06 February 2020 01:50 PM

    A national Hero. He should have been given opportunity to meet the President

    Kasun Thursday, 06 February 2020 04:21 PM

    With respect we remember the great service the venerable Thero did on behalf of the country and Buddhism.


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