Vesak week begins today
The Ministry of Buddhsasana said accordingly the Vesak period will be observed from today until the 2nd of May.
This year’s Vesak Poya falls on Sunday the 29th of April.
In parallel the Ministry of Buddhasana has decided to hold the state Vesak festival in Kurunegala.
Accordingly the Vesak festival will be observed at the Bingiriya Devagiri Rajamaha Viharaya under the auspices of President Maithripala Sirisena.