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Vesak celebrated at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Yangon

Vesak Day was celebrated at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Yangon on 29 April 2018 under the patronage of the Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Myanmar, and with the participation of the Sri Lankan community living in Myanmar and the Embassy staff. Around 100 devotees attended the celebrations.

The celebrations commenced in the morning of 29th April, with a...


Buddhism’s emphasis on non-violence stands as a powerful call for peace – UNSG

Mr. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General (UNSG), speaking during the annual commemoration of Vesak at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 01 May 2018, noted that, although born a prince, Buddha rose above self-interest and went into the world to help overcome human suffering. “His teachings are based on the principle that c...


Vesak Celebrations in Mumbai

 The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Mumbai commemorated the festival of Vesak on 29 April 2018 at the Consulate premises with the participation of the Sri Lankan community and the officers of Sri Lanka Navy who are presently undergoing training at INHS Ashvini in Mumbai.

The Consulate premises were colorfully adorned with Vesak lanterns, oil...


Vesak Dhamma sermon at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Bangkok

In the tradition of dhamma dana and pausing to direct one’s mind towards higher spiritual goals during this blessed Vesak full moon day commemorating the Birth, Enlightenment and Parinirvana of Gautama Buddha, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Bangkok organized a dhamma sermon on 29 April 2018, for the Sri Lankan community in Thailand and their Thai...


Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Delegation visit Saudi Arabia

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB), with the assistance of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Riyadh successfully organized Sri Lanka’s participation at the Riyadh Travel Fair (RTF) 2018 with two Tourism Promotion Road Shows from 08 to 13 April 2018. The promotions targeted  tourists that would be travelling during the forthcoming annual...


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