Sri Lankans living in Beijing and Tianjin together with Chinese well wishers gathered at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing, early morning on 21st May 2011 to commemorate the 2,600th Sambuddhattva Jayanthi celebration which was organized by the Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing in collaboration with the Beijing-Sri Lankan Youth Forum. Sri Lankan Buddhists observed Astanga seela administered by Ven. Lunugamvehere Wimalananda Thero. Ven. Wimalananda Thero was flown in especially for the Vesak Day celebrations in Beijing and Shanghai, with the assistance of Sri Lankan Airlines.
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