The Bank of Ceylon recently conducted the ceremony of strewing white sand at Anuradhapura Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi Upper Maluwa and Lower Maluwa with the blessings and the guidance of the Atamasthanadipathi of Anuradhapura, the Venerable Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Thero. The event was attended by BOC Chairman, President’s Counsel Roland C. Perera, Board of Directors and the General Manager D.M. Gunasekera.

Organized by the Bank’s North Central Province Assistant General Manager P.D.R. Mahanama and his team and sponsored by the Bank, this act of devotion takes place annually with the participation of Corporate and Executive Management, members of the bank’s staff and many other Buddhist devotees coming from all parts of the country who responded to the Bank’s open invitation also participated to this event.  Every year Thousands of Buddhists come to worship Jaya Shri Maha Bodhi daily and this act will provide a cleaner environment to those who come to worship.