Sri Lanka Embassy in Jakarta celebrated Vesak Day and Poson Full Moon Poya Day on 03 June 2023 at the Embassy premises. The event was attended by a large number of representatives from several Buddhist Associations in Indonesia as well as the members of the Association of Sri Lankans Living in Indonesia (ASLI).
The Embassy premises were decorated with Vesak lanterns with a depict showing the arrival of Arahat Mahinda at Mihintale to introduce Buddhism. Venerable Watagoda Maggavihari thero delivered the Dhamma sermon.
Ambassador Admiral Prof Jayanath Colombage warmly welcomed and thanked everyone for attending the event and highlighted the value of teaching of Lord Buddha and its relevance to the world peace and harmony.
A dansala was arranged by the Association of Sri Lankans Living in Indonesia (ASLI) with traditional Sri Lankan food. More than 110 people participated in the event.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
06 June 2023