Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Pinkama for Lanka war hero in Japan - Lt. Colonel Lalith Jayasinghe

[COLOMBO, SinhalaNet 2009.03.09 05:47AM] A religious ceremony was held at the Samara Lankaji Buddhist Temple in Japan to offer merit to Lt. Colonel Lalith Jayasinghe who gave his life on November 28, 2008 in the liberation of the North.

Among those who attended the three-month pinkama were President of the Sri Lanka Mahabodhi Society, Venerable Banagala Upatissa, Venerable Yatawala Pannarama and Venerable Henegedera Sheelabahadra as well as Sri Lankans in Japan, according to Kumara Hapuarachchi who resides in Japan.