The Hiru Shakya Sinha Vesak ceremony organized by Hiru FM and Hiru TV to mark the Vesak festival is still in progress at the historical sacred site of Kirivehara in Kataragama.
It was significant that hundreds and thousands of devotees participated Hiru Shakya Sinha Vesak Festival since this morning.
Hiru TV and Hiru FM which continuously takes steps for the betterment of the Sasana, organized Hiru Shakya Sinha Vesak ceremony this year as well by giving priority to Amisa Puja – offering of materials and Prathipatti Puja – offering by practicing Dhamma.
Thousands of devotees who gathered at the sacred site participated in several religious activities including Sil campaigns, meditation programmes and Dhamma discussions.
The Hiru festival of lights which would light up the Kiri Vehera Stupa and lighting of One hundred thousand oil lamps will take place shortly as per the concept of Chairman of Asia Broadcasting Corporation Network Mr. Rayynor Silva.