Pahan Pooja blesses President
President Mahinda Rajapaksa participated in an 84,000 pahan pooja
pinkama held at the Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya on Monday afternoon. The
pinkama was held to invoke blessings on the President, Defence
Secretary, Security Forces chiefs, IGP and all members of the Security
Forces for liberating the country from terrorism.
The President on arrival at the temple participated in religious
observances and the Viharadhipathi Ven. Dr. Kollupitiye Mahinda
Sangharakkita Nayake Thera chanted seth pirith and invoked blessings on
the President who later held a discussion with the Thera and inquired
about his well-being.
Ministers Mervyn Silva and Dallas Alahapperuma were also present.