Procession and Katina Pinkama of Samurdhi Sumana Maha Viharaya
in Navatkuli, Jaffna was held on 30th and 31st October 2018. The
set of events commenced with the Procession being paraded along
the streets in Navatkuli. The much needed guidance was given by
the Incumbent of the Temple Shasthrapathi Hanwelle Rathnasiri
Thero and Commander Security Force - Jaffna Major General Darshana
Hettiarrachchi while the 523 Brigade of the Army organized the
set of events.
The Procession was attended by 32 Monks while the programme came
to an end following an all-night Chanting of Pitith and the Katina
Cheewara Pooja (ritual offering of new robes) towards the clergy.
Military personnel including Commanders of 51 and 52 Divisions,
members of the Police and a large number of devotees of the area
were seen during the two-day programme.