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Navy Seva Vanitha Unit conducts a Dharma Deshana in view of Vesak
In view of celebrating the Vesak Poya Day, a Dharma Deshana programme followed by an alms giving was held at the Admiral Somathilaka Dissanayaka auditorium in Naval Headquarters on 18th May 2019.
These meritorious acts had been organized by the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU) as per a concept and guidance of its President Mrs. Arundathi Udithamala Jayaneththi. After observance of Five Precepts, the Dharma Sermon was delivered by Ven. Polpithi Mukalane Panggasiri Thero, reminding the devotees of the importance of Vesak Poya Day and the significant events that took place in the life of Lord Buddha. Thereupon, the mid-day alms giving was offered for 25 Bhikkus. Subsequently, the Ven. Maha Sangha transferred merits on fallen war heroes and invoked blessings on differently abled war veterans and all who was present.
The religious events were attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, President of the NSVU, Mrs. Arundathi Udithamala Jayaneththi, Director Generals, Directors, members of the NSVU and a host of senior and junior naval personnel.