Exposition of the ‘Crest-Gem’ and the ‘Sacred Pinnacle' of Sandahiru Stupa around the country in a religious procession for public veneration will be commenced on Aug 8, 2021 said, the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd).
Turning a new chapter in the annals of Sri Lankan history, the depositing of treasures and sacred relics at the Sandahiru Stupa Square Chamber was held auspiciously amidst the religious blessings of maha sanga at the Stupa premises in the sacred city of Anuradhapura today (Mar 28).
The Group Chief Executive Officer of the DP Jayasinghe Group of Companies Dr. Dilshan Jayasinghe handed over an array of treasures to be deposited at the sacred Sandahiru Seya today (Mar 26).
Devotees are now arriving at the Sandahiru Stupa in response to the recent announcement signifying the arrangements set up to collect treasures since the plans are afoot to deposit those at the Sandahiru Stupa Square Chamber.
The religious ceremony organized for the depositing of treasures at the Square Chamber of the Sandahiru Stupa will be held on 28 March, said the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) today (16 Mar).
Sandahiru Seya will be vested on devotees by end of this year
Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) directed all stakeholders, who have been assigned to construct Sandahiru Seya to comply with the work schedule in order to meet the deadline.
Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne arrived at the Sandahiru Stupa construction site in Anuradhapura to inspect the progress of the construction work yesterday.(Nov 14)
The auspicious placement of the first brick on the harmika, 'Hathares Kotuwa' (high pavilion) of the 'Sandhahiru Seya' Stupa at Anuradhapura took place on Monday (25) amid 'Pirith' chanting and blessings of the Maha Sangha.