- Date23-05-15 09:21
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Seoul celebrates the 2023 Vesak Festival
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Seoul on 12 May 2023,celebrated the festival of Vesak under the theme ‘Serenity of Mind’. Most Venerable Katuwana Vijithawansa Thero, Chief incumbent of Daegu Lankaramaya of the Republic of Korea delivered a special sermon at the event.
Addressing the devotees gathered at the occasion, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Republic of Korea, H.E Savitri Panabokke highlighted the importance of the Buddha's teachings to address the challenges faced by the world today. The Vesak Day Messages of H.E the President and Honorable Prime Minister were read by the Ms. Sachini Dias, Second Secretary and Ms. Lakshika Weerarathne, Third Secretary respectively.
The members of the Sri Lankan community in the Republic of Korea, staff of the Embassy and their families attended this event. To celebrate the Vesak festival, the Embassy premises was colorfully decorated with Buddhist flags and Vesak lanterns.