Source: The Buddhist Channel/ColomboPage News Desk
Indiana Buddhist Temple in Fort Wayne, IN held its Sinhala and Hindu New Year celebration on Saturday April 18, 2009. Resident monks of the Temple, Ven. Thalangama Devananda Thero and Ven. Neluwe Seelawimala Thero welcomed the participants.
The day's events started with the lighting of the traditional oil lamp and the religious customs were observed to evoke the blessings to all including the people in Sri Lanka for peace, good health and prosperity.