165th Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi celebrations | Sunday Observer

165th Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi celebrations

On the occasion of 165th Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi celebrations, Sree Narayana Guru Society of Sri Lanka will celebrate Guru Jayanthi at Sree Narayana Guru Memorial Malayalee Hall, Narayana Guru Junction, 133,Layards Broadway, Colombo – 14 on December 8, at 4.30 p.m under the leadership of Shri M K Rahulan, President, Sree Narayana Guru Society of Sri Lanka. The Society will be organizing an evening of Kerala cultural programs with donations to the needy as part of the event.

Former Minister Mano Ganesan will grace the occasion as chief guest along with other dignitaries.

Sree Narayana Guru Society of Sri Lanka has been incorporated by Act No. 48 of 1980 and is involved in spreading the teachings of Sree Narayana Guru Dev as well as carrying out socially beneficial projects.

Sree Narayana Guru Dev was a great Indian social reformer and a spiritual saint of the 20th Century from Kerala.

Sree Narayana Guru Dev had visited Sri Lanka twice, in 1918 and in 1926. A standing statue of Sree Narayana Guru was erected last year, in 2018, to commemorate the 100th year of the Guru’s first visit to Sri Lanka.

Entrance is free.

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