“Katina Pooja” Ceremony
The annual “Katina Pooja” ceremony of Sudharmalaya Temple,fort was held on 20th and 21st October 2017.The Katina Cheewaraya was enshrined in the school auditorium. Southlands community was given a chance to pay homage to the sacred robe. The program on October 20th included a Gilanpasa Buddha pooja at 6pm followed by an all-night pirith chanting from 8pm.The Katina perehara left school at 2 a.m. on October 21st and reached the temple premises after proceeding along the streets of fort for the Katina cheevara pooja at 5 a.m. The ceremony was ended with the alms giving held on 21st October.