A Poya day programme that consisted of Dhana, Seela and Bhawana on Poson full moon Poya day was accomplished at Bodhirajaramaya – Panagoda on 08 June 2017 on the directions of Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force Major General MHSB Perera pioneered by the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force in association with Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps and Sri Lanka Army Pioneer Corps.
The religious progrmme was attended by Deputy Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force Brigadier WHD Mahanada, Principal Staff Officer Brigadier K Prematilleke, Inspector of Training Brigadier LF Kasthuriarachchi, Officers and Other Ranks of the Sri Lanka Army.
The programme which was participated by about 2800 devotees consisted of a series at events of religious and contemporary value; offering of alms giving, observance of Sil, Buddha Pooja , Buddha Vandana and Dhamma preaching. Reverent Horawala Dhammajothi thero the incumbent of Dompe Sri Pushparama fulfilled these rituals in the morning hours of the day after which the devotees were educated on Damma Sermons delivered by Rev Diyathalawe Piyadassi thero, Rev Yattogoda Dhammaloka thero, Rev Kiriibbanara Sri Dhammalankara thero, Rev Kadawatha Uttarananda thero, Rev Horawala Dhammajothi thero, Rev Hakmana Gunarathana thero and the civil sermon by Anthropologist Mr. Pandula Endagama.
Alms giving to the incumbent thero was accomplished and subsequently all devotees who observed Sil on Poson full moon Poya day were offered with Alms.
A bodhi pooja programme in the evening of the day was conducted by Rev Hakmana Gunarathana thero where all devotees and military personnel attended in the evening invoking blessings for the injured war Heroes and offering merits to the war Heroes who laid rest while at war. All those who attended highly appreciated the meritorious activities accomplished by Buddhist Association of the Sri Lanka Army.