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25th April 2016 17:15:14 Hours

‘Bodhi Pooja Pinkama’ of 17 ESR Blesses Army

A Bodhi Pooja Pinkam programme was organized by the troops of the 17 Corps of Engineer Services (17 ESR) serving under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) on the instructions of Major General A.P. De Z Wickramarathne, Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-C) on Bak Full Moon Poya Day (21) at the Bodhikanda Bodhimaluwa Temple to transfer merits on fallen War Heroes and invoke blessings on serving troops and civil employees of the Army.

Ven Pimbure Dhammadewa Thero, Chief Incumbent, Ahaspokuna, Sandagiri Ashramadipathi delivered a Dhamma sermon during the Bodhi Pooja programme and highlighted the importance of the full moon day to the Buddhists.

Senior officers, officers, other ranks of the training schools and Battalions of the SF-C participated in the event.