Indiana Buddhist Temple Celebrates Sinhala And Hindu New Year

April 20, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Colombo Page


Indiana Buddhist Temple in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA celebrated this year's Sinhala and Hindu New Year on Saturday the 17th of April at the temple premises.

About 200 devotees from Indiana and neighboring states attended the celebration and participated in the Avurudu activities.

The New Year festivities began with the Buddha Pooja at 10:30 a.m. followed by the traditional ritual of anointing oil by Ven. Talangama Devananda Thero and Ven. Neluwe Seelawimala Thero.