Commander of the Navy opens new 'Dhathu Mandiraya' at Sri Abhinawarama Viharaya in Himbutana

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presided over the opening ceremony of new ‘Dhathu Mandiraya’ at Sri Abhinawarama Viharaya in Himbutana, Mulleriyawa today (02nd April 2021).

Fulfilling a long-felt need of the temple, the Navy responded to a request made by Himbutana Sri Abhinavaramadhipathi Sasana Keerthi Sri Saddharma Vagishwara Ven. Alwala Buddhasiri Thero, to construct this 'Dhathu Mandiraya' enabling Navy’s skilled manpower. Meanwhile, the Chief Incumbent of the temple and residents of the area expressed their heartfelt gratitude to Commander of the Navy and all naval personnel for undertaking this social responsibility initiative.

This meritorious event was also attended by members of Maha Sangha, distinguished invitees and a group of devotees in the area.