'Sandahiru Seya' handed over to the Buddha Sasana (Pics) | Breaking News

The ‘Sandahiru Seya’ built in Anuradhapura, was ceremoniously unveiled and handed over to the Buddha Sasana today (18) under the auspices of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

 
A host of distinguished guests including the Maha Sangha, ministers, MPs, members of the tri-forces as well as widows of war heroes and disabled war heroes were present during the ceremony. 

The ‘Sandahiru Seya’, which is a  tribute to the war heroes who lost their lives during the nearly three decades long war in Sri Lanka and to symbolise the dawn of peace, stands 282 feet and 6 inches tall, with the Chudamanikya. The stupa has a circumference of 801 feet.

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