KANDY - Members of the Sangha and laymen, in large numbers, attended an `Adhistana Pooja` (determination), at the Sri Dalada Maligawa on Wednesday (25) late afternoon, to mark the LTTE bomb attack on the world`s most venerated shrine, the Sri Dalada Maligawa.
The event was organised by the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU).
JHU MP Ven. Udawatte Nanda Thero told the gathering that the LTTE failed in its attempt to cause total destruction to the shrine and the most venerated object, the Sacred Tooth Relic. Likewise, the LTTE would not be able harm the race however much it used terrorist force, he said.
`As long as the land and the people receive the blessings of the Tooth Relic, neither the LTTE nor any other disastrous force could succeed in their attempts to annihilate the race and the religion, he added.
Ven. Wehera Dhamma Thero of Kurunegala also addressed the gathering. Ven. Bokalawela Guanavisuddhi, Ven. Liyanwela Sasanaratne, Diyawadana Vilame Pradeep Nilanga Dela Bandara and Thurasha Saranatilake, Kandy district JHU organiser were present.