A ceremony to invite monks for Vas observation at Vipassana Meditation Center in Colombo was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (July 31).
The President invited the bhikkhus for Vas observation ritualistically offering the Beteal Leaves to the Chief Incumbent of the Lanka Vipassana Meditation Center Kammattanacharya Ven. MithalaweVinithaThero.
Fourteen bhikkus of Lanka Vipassana Meditation Center will observe Vas during this Vas period.
The maha sangha led byKammattanacharya Ven. MithalaweVinithaThero chanted pirith and blessed the President.