Atavisi Buddha Pooja Vandana & Mapiya Vandana at Jethavana Buddhist Vihara Birmingham
A special Atavisi Buddha Pooja Vandana & Mapiya Vandana was held in Jethavana Buddhist Vihara in Birmingham on 26th of January 2014. The main idea of this annual program was to build up the gratitude between parents ,children and merit transferring to the departed parents and to bless our parents who are alive with us.
The program was successful with the gathering of devotes under the guidance led by most venerable Keppetiyagoda Gunawansa Nayaka Thero, Chief Sangha Nayaka in the United Kingdom for Sri Lanka Ramanna Nikaya, Ven T Sugatharathana thero and Mrs. Achala Maha withana, the teacher of the Dhamma School.
The Atavisi Buddha puja was commence with placing 28 Buddha Statue at the shrine room of the Jethavana viharaya.
The chief guest of this event was Mr. Lalith Sepala Ratnayake , Minister (Consular & Immigration) of Sri Lanka high commission.
Introduction and punnanumodana of the programme was conducted by Rev K.Gunawansa thero Atavisi pooja was conducted Ven T. Sugatharathana Thero and Mapiya Vandana programme was conducted by Ven. Batuwangala Rahula Thero .