The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Warsaw together with the Sri Lankan community in Poland celebrated the Deepavali festival at the Embassy on 28th October 2017.
The traditional oil lamp was lighted by Sri Lanka's Ambassador in Warsaw Tissa Wijeratne, followed by a program of Hindu rituals. Religious observances were conducted by Mrs. Tharani Thirunavukarasu by offering flowers, chanting Hindu hymns and burning incense to the Ganapathi Statue. After the Hindu religious observances, those who gathered, lighted candles, symbolizing the triumph of light over darkness. They also wished each other harmony, happiness and peace.
The Event concluded with a dinner organized by the Embassy, which also included traditional Hindu sweets.
Embassy of Sri Lanka