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London Buddhist Vihara 2019 Founder's Day Celebrations

Under the guidance of Head of the Vihara and the Chief Sangha Nayaka of Great Britain Most Ven. Bogoda Selawimala Nayaka Thero 

Farewell to Deputy High Commissioner Mr Sugeeswara Gunaratne

Janahada Foundation in the UK had arranged a dinner party at Mantra Restaurant as a farewell for Mr Sugeeawara Gunaratne and also to welcome Mr. Samantha Pathirana

‘Investment and Trade Opportunities in Sri Lanka’ targeting the British – Sri Lankan community

The Sri Lanka High Commission in London organized a roundtable presentation.

Sri Lanka High Commission welcomes a multi-school Girl Guide contingent from Sri Lanka

High Commissioner Gunasekera warmly welcomed the Sri Lanka Girl Guides to the High Commission

Festival of Cricket (FOC) 2019 in London

This annual event organised by the Sri Lankan OBA's in the UK and no doubt the biggest Sri Lankan Carnival in the UK

London Buddhist Vihara Vas Invitation

Vas Aradhana Ceremony of London Buddhist Vihara was held at the Vihara shrine room with a gathering of number of devotees

Dhammachakka Festival (Esala Poya) at London Buddhist Vihara

Full day religious programme was organised by Head of the Vihara The Chief Sangha Nayaka of Great Britain Most Ven. Bogoda Seelawimala Nayaka Thera. 

All Night Paritta Chanting Ceremony at Jethavana Buddhist Vihara

organised by Most Ven. Keppetiyagoda Gunawansa Maha Thera and resident monks together with the devotees of the temple

Festival of Cricket (FOC) 2019 Promotional Evening

The FoC committee was honoured by the presence of H.E. the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka Ms. Manisha Gunasekera, Mr. Sugeeshwara Gunaratna, the Deputy High Commissioner.

Jethavana Vihara in Birmingham conducted a special Pahan Puja

under the guidance of most Venerable Keppetiyagoda Gunawansa Nayaka Thero on Sunday the 28th of April to transfer merits

කේම්බ්‍රිජ් සිංහල හින්දු අලුත් අවුරුදු උළෙල

කේම්බ්‍රිජ් ප්‍රදේශයේ සහ වෙනත් ප්‍රදේශවලින් බොහෝ පිරිසක් සහභාගී වූ අතරම සිංහල අවුරුදු චාරිත්‍ර අංග රැසකින්

The Launch of the Viyathmaga UK Chapter in London

The Launch of the Viyathmaga UK Chapter was ushered on a spring afternoon on the 5th of May 2019 midst a large gathering of mostly Sri Lankan professionals in the UK

A special memorial service for the people who tragically died in Sri Lanka

A special memorial was held at SS Michael and Martin Church located in Hounslow. Program started at 4:00pm with the Mass conducted by Father Austin followed by candle lighting ceremony

Members of British Parliament, faith leaders deplore Sri Lanka terror attacks

UK Members of Parliament, faith leaders and the British Sri Lankan community leaders deplored the Easter Sunday terror attacks in Sri Lanka, condoled with the victims’ families

Leeds New Year Celebrations - ලීඩ්ස් බක්මහ උළෙල 2019

The Leeds New Year Celebrations organised by Leeds Buddhist Vihara was held on the 13th of April 2019 amidst a large gathering of the Sri Lankan community in the North of England.

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt signs Condolence Book

The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs The Rt Hon. Jeremy Hunt MP visited the Sri Lanka High Commission in London offer condolences

'Light a Candle for Peace in Sri Lanka' event in London.

Large gathering participated ''light a candle for peace in Sri Lanka'' event in London, in front of Sri Lankan High Commission.

Janahanda Foundation in the UK celebrated its 14th New year celebration

The celebration began in the morning with the traditional games of the children and followed by folklore of the adults.

Scholarly forum on “The Significance of the Tripitaka as a World Heritage”

The Sri Lanka High Commission in London in association with the London Buddhist Vihara hosted a scholarly forum

Sri Lankan girl Nishi Uggalle from Manchester won UK Child Genius 2019

Dubbed the 'human calculator, Nishi, from Manchester, who attends a top grammar school, correctly spelled the word neurohypophysis to run away with the title

රංගාභිශේක මංගල්‍යය - Attanayaka Dancing Academy in London

Rangabisheka Mangalyaya - 2019 organised by Attananayaka Dancing Academy was held at Purushottam Mahal, Kingsbury, London.

'Masouerade Ball' Valentine Extravaganza in London

Popular Sri Lankan Band Gypsies and this was organizes by Roxsel Events UK.

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