Vibhajjavada Sangayana | Sunday Observer

Vibhajjavada Sangayana

Vibhajjavada Dhamma Sangayana organised for the continued sustenance of the Buddhism and the donation of Tripitaka Dhamma scripts to 5,000 monks were held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium yesterday.

The concluding ceremony of the event was held under the patronage of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa last evening. This Dhamma Sangayana was organized by Labunorukanda Aranya Senasana under the guidance of Dharmacharya Ven. Mankadawala Sudassana Thera of Labunorukanda Aranya in Anuradhapura and Rajakeeya Panditha Ven. Kothmale Kumara Kassapa Thera.

The event included orations and open discussion fora with the participation of erudite Maha Sanga to discuss ways and means to preserve the original teaching of the Buddha.

The meritorious act of donating Tripitaka and Atta Katha in digital form to 5,000 clergies was also held yesterday.

The President and the Prime Minister donated Tripitaka tabs to Maha Sanga.

The ‘10-year Vibhajjavadee Plan’ for the uplift of Buddhism and the proposal to set up ‘Theravada Dhamma Script Donation Fund’ to provide Tripitaka Dhamma texts to temples around the country free of charge were also presented to the President and the Prime Minister.

The Maha Sangha, including the Maha Nayaka Theras of the Tri-Nikayas and Anu Nayaka Theras, former President Maithripala Sirisena, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, Ministers and MPs participated.