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Security Force Headquarters
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24th March 2019 13:11:22 Hours

A DHAMMA SERMON ON THE VALUE OF 'THRIPITAKA' AT THE SECURITY FORCE HEADQUARTERS (EAST)

The troops of Security Forces Headquarters (East) could listen to an enlightening Dhamma Sermon on Saturday (23), the last day of ‘Tripitakabhivandana’ week that has been declared to mark the initiation of the process to declare the Theravada Tripitaka, the sacred scripture of Buddhists, as a World Heritage.

In line with the series of religious of events organized by the Security Force Headquarters (East) during this week, the Dhamma Sermon was conducted by Ven.Batapola Kolitha Thero which identified the value of inheriting the ‘Tripaitaka’ to the world which was safely secured by the Bhikkus for centuries with their sheer contrition for more than 2500 years with sponsorship of the state, to be vested to the future generation and to the people of the world. Major General K P A Jayasekara WWV RSP USP ndc psc, the Commander Security Force (East), Senior Officers, Officers and Other Ranks attended the event.