A Great Pinkama held at Israeli Buddhist Centre

A religious function was held on Saturday, 18th of October 2014 at the Israel Buddhist Centre in Tiberias to mark the ceremonial dispatch of a hallowed relic of Lord Buddha from Sri Lanka to Israel. Venerable Karawilakotuwe Dhammathilake Thero and two Israeli Buddhist Monks officiated the ceremony.

The event was attended by a great number of Sri Lankans in Israel among whom were Buddhists as well as Non-buddhists.

Sri Lanka's Ambassador to Israel, Mr. Sarath Wijesinghe, Deputy Ambassador Major General Jagath Alwis, the Staff of Sri Lankan Embassy, Nepalese & Myanmar Embassy officials and Israeli people were among the attendees.

Mr. Sarath Wijesinghe also bestowed books on buddhism on the foreigners who took a great interest in the Lord Buddha's Teachings and Buddhist Philosophy.

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