The Vesak week begins tomorrow. Ministry of Buddha Sasana says that it will be effective until the 08th of this month. Maha Nayake of the Kotte Chapter of the Siyam Maha Nikaya, Most Venerable Dr. Ittepaane Dhammalankaara Thera requests the Buddhist in Sri Lanka to limit their religious observances and other activities into home premises. The Thera asks the people to follow social distancing rules strictly during the vesak week.
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