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Nikini Poya Day...

Nikini Poya Day...

August 13, 2011  

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Buddhist devotees at the Hunupitiya Gangaramaya Temple engaged in religious observances today (August 13) Nikini Full Moon Poya Day. Nikini Poya is of importance to Buddhists due to significance incidents such as attainment of Arahatship by the Buddha’s chief attendant, Ananda Maha Thera and commencement of the first Dhamma Sangayana. (Pic by Eranga Perera)

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