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The Ther festival of Trincomalee Pathirakali Amman Koil was held on Thursday with the participation of hundreds of devotees in an atmosphere charged with bakthy. Two chariots installed with deities Pillaiyar and Murugan accompanied the main Chariot in which Pathirakali Amman was deposited. The three chariots moved majestically through the outer yard of the temple amidst chants of ‘ ‘Om Sakthy! Om Sakthy! Om Sakthy!’

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Christians paraded wooden Cross in Batticaloa town to mark the Good Friday, which symbolizes the crucifixion of Lord Jesus. Following the procession, a Holy Mass was held in Puliantheewu St. Mary’s Church.

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The Chariot festival of Matale Muthumariamman Temple was held recently with devotion. A large number of devotees from upcountry and all parts of the island congregated and took part in the festival. There were cultural items including  kavady, karaka attam etc. Devotees were chanting the holy names of the deity-‘ Om Sakthy! Om Sakthy! Om!   

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Sitharthan graces PLOTE’s Heroes’ Day in Kovilkulam

PLOTE held its 30th Heroes’ Day in Kovikulam in Vavuniya recently under the patronage of PLOTE Leader Parliamentarian Dharmalingam Sitharthan. He delivered the keynote address....
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Talent Festa in Trinco

- By S.Kathiravan Talent Festa of the Mysticle Rose International School was held at the Trincomalee Town Hall on Sunday, July 13. Examiner of Speech and...
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Sri Lanka Army extends customary warm welcome to pilgrims to...

Sri Lankan army extended the customary warm welcome to devotees on pilgrimage to Kathirkamam on foot - sacred Patha Yathrai - from Northern and Eastern...
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Walk for drug prevention in Akurana

- By J.M.Hafeez A walk was held in Akurana recently for promotion of drug prevention among students and youths. The walk commenced at 8th mile post...
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