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President attends Oil Anointing Ceremony in London

16 April 2018 07:25 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


President Maithripala Sirisena who arrived in London on Monday to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting-2018, took part in the Oil Anointing Ceremony held at the London Buddhist Vihara.

The Chief Sangha Nayaka of Great Britain and the Chief Incumbent of the London Buddhist Vihara, Venerable Bogoda Seelawimala Nayaka Thera invoke blessings on the President and the delegation.

Afterwards, the President took part in the religious observances held at the Temple. He met with the Sri Lankans who were at the Vihara and extended wishes for the new year. (Courtesy: President’s Media Division)

  Comments - 7

  • Mm Monday, 16 April 2018 07:39 PM

    With the time difference it would have been early morning in London?

    RoshanAL Monday, 16 April 2018 09:20 PM

    Oil is too valuable for such an empty head. They should have put on some cow piss mixed with chicken manure instead.

    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 17 April 2018 09:07 AM

    Super comment!!!

    Refrain Tuesday, 17 April 2018 10:33 AM

    PLEASE don't make dirty comments on religious ceremony.

    silva Tuesday, 17 April 2018 08:59 PM


    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 17 April 2018 09:09 AM

    Only the politically bankrupt who have done nothing to the public engage and make photo opportunism of religion and race.

    S B D Tuesday, 17 April 2018 09:27 AM

    No oil will work on this thick head ! Bit of grease may may possibly have some light effect.

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