The fifth edition of the series of Sadaham Yathra Dhamma Sermons held on every Poya Day with the participation of President Maithripala Sirisena took place yesterday (July 1) at the historic Dehiwela Pinwatta Purana Viharaya premises.
The Dhamma Sermon was delivered by Ven. Prof. Kotapitiya Rahula Thera.
President Sirisena met the Chief incumbent of the temple Ven. Valhaputhenne Nandasumana Thero and offered Ata Pirikara.
The President also participated in a religious event at Mahamevunawa Buddhist Monastery meditation center at Hewagama, Kaduwela where he opened a newly constructed “Siri Gauthama Dwara Mandapaya, Siri Gauthama Bodhi Mandapa and Prathimagara.
Maha Sangha, presided by Most Ven. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thera took part at the occasion.