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The traditional flag blessing ritual of the Sri Lanka Army was held today at the Sacred Sri Maha Bodhiya in Anuradhapura.  The flag blessing ceremony was organized to coincide with the 61st anniversary of the Sri Lankan Army which falls on the 10th of October. Over 480 flags belonging to various divisions of the Army was blessed in this manner. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana







 

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  • indike Saturday, 02 October 2010 04:43 PM

    All of these army officers need good blessings of a backbone.

    Perera Saturday, 02 October 2010 10:48 AM

    Very sad situation.

    Cotton Hall Saturday, 02 October 2010 10:59 AM

    Flags are made by ordinary cloth. Does the Buddhist philosophy say that you can pray for flags. As a matter of fact pray for anything. For a start read the Dhammapada.

    tharanga Saturday, 02 October 2010 11:46 AM

    leader is in jail... so pray for him.. I really hate this new puppet army commander.. he is acting like he done everything. we all know SF is the true hero of the war.

    kithruwan Saturday, 02 October 2010 12:12 PM

    it's better than praying for the all mighty ghost i mean god. lol.

    kumar Saturday, 02 October 2010 12:12 PM

    what about worshiping bikkus,they also wear robs which are made by clothes.

    A Sri Lankan Saturday, 02 October 2010 12:13 PM

    Ungrateful Sons of Sri Lanka........... Sorry to say this but that is the truth.

    kumar Saturday, 02 October 2010 12:17 PM

    SF is not a hero he is a zero.he betrayed the forces and the motherland.

    kithruwan Saturday, 02 October 2010 12:24 PM

    no one cares what god worshipers say. lol.

    namal Saturday, 02 October 2010 12:38 PM

    wat nonsense.....they are blessing their flag when their commander is in prison!

    JSilva Saturday, 02 October 2010 01:22 PM

    Let us conveniently forget all the divisional and regional commanders, joint chiefs, the navy and the air force.

    Also who cares about the political leadership that held the line against all the ceasefire and peace talks pressures ? Not us, we are with sf...

    And lastly what the hell did defence secretary do right ? I mean he only just coordinated the whole war, and was the main link between political leadership and the military. But lets not care about that either. Because SF did all the work.

    SF did so much work, let us all forget the blasphemous comments he made about our troops and the defence secretary in a very difficult and dangerous time. Well, it only put Sri Lanka in a very difficult position globally. But what does that matter. SF can say anything he wants, because he won the war single handedly... right ?

    kithruwan Saturday, 02 October 2010 02:17 PM

    then we should all worship moon god. lol.


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