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Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin Celebrates Deepavali

DeepavaliThe Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin has celebrated Deepavali ‘the festival of lights’, at the ‘Sri Mayurapathy Murugan Temple Berlin’ and ‘Sri Ganesha Hindu Tempel Berlin’ on 6th and 7th November 2018 respectively. The special poojas were attended by a cross-section of the Sri Lankan community in Berlin along with the staff of the Embassy.

Germany Receives a Sapling of the Sacred Sri Maha Bodhi

Bodhi1Marking yet another milestone in Sri Lankan – German diplomatic relations, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Berlin ceremoniously received a sapling of the Sacred Sri Maha Bodhi on Thursday 27th September 2018. A delegation led by senior Buddhist monks including Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Nayaka Thero – Atamasthanadhipathi, Chief Sanghanayaka of North-Central Province brought the sacred sapling from Sri Lanka to Germany. The sapling was presented to Ambassador Karunasena Hettiarachchi by Ven. Dr.Pallegama Siriniwasa Nayaka Thero at the Embassy premises, which will be planted ceremoniously at the Frohnau Buddhist temple on 30th September 2018 with the participation of Sri Lankan and German Buddhists.