Maha Sangha’s guidance vital to create disciplined society
President Mahinda Rajapkasa said the Maha Sanga has to guide the
country, which was liberated from three decades of terrorism, to create
a righteous and disciplined society. The President was addressing a
gathering at Mullegama Arya Nikethana Bikku Training Centre, Godagama
yesterday after opening the a Golden Fence (Ran Veta) around the Jaya
Sri Maha Bodhi sapling.
Besides the Golden Fence, the President opened several other
constructions at the temple on an invitation of Chief Incumbent Ven
Mavarelle Baddiya Thera.
The President pointed out that the necessity of having a disciplined
society, which will enrich cultural values, such as,protecting elders
and creating a righteous society etc.
The President highlighted the social and religious service rendered
by Ven Baddiya Thera. Parliamentarian Ven Aturaliye Rathana, Ministers
Patali Champika Ranawaka and Bandula Gunawardena also participated.