May 16, 2022

Sri Pada pilgrimage season ends at midnight today!

The Sri Pada pilgrimage season for the year 2021-2022 will end at midnight today, said the Chief Incumbent of Sri Pada Ven. Bengamuwe Dhammadinna Thero.

Pilgrims visiting Sri Pada can do so until midnight today (16) and following the religious observances tomorrow afternoon at the Sri Pada Udamaluwa, the sacred arc containing the sacred relics currently in the Sri Pada Uda Maluwa, together with the statue of God Saman and the sacred jewels would be moved to the Pelmadulla Galpottawela Rajamaha Viharaya with the assistance of the army personnel.

Ven. Bengamuwe Dhammadinna Thero said that the Sri Pada pilgrimage season for the year 2021-2022 was held successfully with the assistance of the state and private sector officials and the media.

He was speaking at a meeting at the Nallathanniya Buddhist Center to brief government officials on the end of the Sri Pada pilgrimage season.

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