22nd June 2019 12:59:57 Hours
Major General Aruna Jayasekera Commander Security Forces (East) visited the Poson Zone of Jayasumanaramaya Trincomalee on 18 June and attended a special \Ashirwada Gilanpasa Pooja amidst the reverberating rhythmic traditional drum beats (Hevisi and Magul Bera) around the Dathu Mandiraya.
During the pooja merits were invoked on Fallen War Heroes and blessings were made on those who are still in hospitals for speedy recovery. Pooja was conducted by Ven. Trincomalee Gnanakiththi Thero. A huge gathering of Senior Officers, Officers and Other Ranks participated in the event.
On the same day. 3rd month remembrance of late Most Ven. Dehiowita Piyathissa Nayaka Thero was marked with an Alms Giving and a Sangika Dana at Sri Bodhirajararamaya Viharaya China bay. The Commander Security Forces (East) together with Major General Neville Weerasingha General Officer Commanding - 22 Division and a large gathering of Army personnel under command to 22 Division took part in the event.
Later, the troops of 222 Brigade in coordination with the devotees of the area organized an Aloka Pooja at Sri Waddanarama Rajamaha Viharaya Dehiwaththa. During the Pooja, Chief Incumbent Ven Kalawana Kosalathissa Thero extended gratitude and appreciated the assistance of the Army for this meritorious deed.