The Army Training School (ATS) at Maduru Oya enabled student officers who are following the Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare - 32 and Young Officer Course - 68 A on 6 May at the ATS school premises listen to a special ‘Dhamma’ sermon and a follow-up discussion, administered by Ven Kadawatha Sobithavalansakara Thero.
Ven. Balangoda Radha Thero, Chief Incumbent, Belihuloya 'Seela Samahitha Yogashramaya' carrying his message of Dhamma to the North as part of a spiritual project, proposed by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu preached Dhamma to more than 100 Officers and Other Ranks serving the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) and its under command troops on 25 April.
Bringing New Year spirits to the Anuradhapura 'Abhimansala-1' wellness resort, the Directorate of Rehabilitation of the Army Headquarters took steps to hold a special Sinhala and Tamil New Year festival, a musical evening and a soft ball cricket tournament in the 'Abimansala-1' premises on 18 April 2023.
The Institute of Peace Support Operations Training (IPSOTSL) in Kukuleganga had its traditional Sinhala and Tamil New Year festival celebrations on Friday (21) at the main ground of IPSOTSL where a large number of all ranks participated in the event.
The Dhamma preaching series organized by the Directorate of Personnel Administration and the Army Buddhist Association on the directions of Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army reached the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Wednesday (April 26) for conduct of the project once more at the SFHQ-J auditorium.
In parallel with the Army Commander's visit to the Attidiya ‘Mihindu Seth Medura’ on account of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, Security Forces Commanders and Senior Officers of respective areas called at Anuradhapura Abimansala - 1, Kamburupitiya Abimansala - 2 and Pangolla Abimansala - 3 in order to inquire about the wellbeing of injured War Heroes and extend Sinhala and Tamil New Year greetings on 24 April.
The 1 Corps HQ in Kilinochchi organized a 'Dhamma' preaching ceremony at the "Nelum Piyasa" auditorium in Kilinochchi on Monday (24 April) with the intention of improving mental health and integrity among all Officers and Other Ranks serving the 1 Corps HQ and its under command formations.
The Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) with the motive of raising spiritual standards of members of Wanni Security Forces including Navy and Air Force personnel organized a ‘Dhamma’ sermon under the theme ‘Sith Niwa Hama Ena Ama Budhu Guna Suwanda’ project of Ven. Balangoda Radha Thero, the incumbent at Belihuloya Meditation Centre on Monday (24).
Major General D. M. K. D. B Pussella RWP RSP, Commander, Security Forces - West on the guidelines given by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army went to see the War Heroes under rehabilitation at Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ on account of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year on Monday (24).
Major General S. U. M. N Manage WWV RWP RSP psc, Commander, 1 Corps and Director General General Staff and All Ranks of 1 Corps, together with Muslims living in Kilinochchi sat together at the Jumma Mosque in Kilinochchi on Friday (21) evening in order to perform the ‘Iftar’ ritual, the breaking of fast at sunset.