Buddhabhivandana – Lyceum Nugegoda Illuminates Buddharashmi National Vesak Festival with Spiritual Harmony

Lyceum International School, Nugegoda, received a unique and prestigious opportunity to participate in the Buddharashmi National Vesak Festival 2024. This esteemed event, organized by Gangaramaya in collaboration with the Presidential Secretariat and the Prime Minister's Office, was held at the Gangaramaya Temple and Beira Lake from May 23rd to 25th.

In a historic moment, Lyceum Nugegoda became the first-ever school to host the Vesak Devotional Singing program at the serene Beira Lake during the Buddharashmi National Vesak Festival. Our students' talents and dedication shone through as they performed Bakthi Gee singing, marking a significant milestone in the festival's history. This pioneering initiative enhanced the spiritual ambiance of the arena, receiving blessings from the Maha Sangha and leaders of various religious faiths, including Catholicism, Islam, Christianity, and Hinduism.

Additionally, Lyceum International School participated in the National Vesak Lantern Competition, becoming the first international school to do so. The event was officiated by the President at the opening ceremony, highlighting the importance and recognition of our school's involvement. This participation not only underscored our commitment to cultural and religious celebrations but also allowed our school community to contribute meaningfully to this significant festival.

The participation of leaders from diverse religious backgrounds showcased a meaningful Vesak celebration, resonating with the teachings of Gautama Buddha. This display of spiritual harmony and togetherness exemplified the essence of Vesak, emphasizing respect and unity. The Buddhabhivandana event featured devotional songs performed by students, alongside management, academic staff, and parents, adding a vibrant and inclusive touch to the festivities.

Organized by Gangarama Temple in collaboration with the Presidential Secretariat, the Buddharashmi National Vesak Festival stands as one of the largest Vesak celebrations in Sri Lanka. The successful execution of the Buddhabhivandana program not only enriched the spiritual experience of attendees but also highlighted the importance of interfaith dialogue and cooperation in fostering unity and harmony in society.

As Lyceum Nugegoda continues to lead by example, its commitment to promoting spiritual values and cultural diversity sets a benchmark for future Vesak celebrations. This event inspires communities to come together in peace and solidarity, reflecting the school's dedication to fostering unity and understanding in the nation.

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