What has happened in 2003

The Pilgrims Rest

Dr. Ito and Ven. Gensei were invited at the completion of the Pilgrims Rest (a guest house) in Sri Lanka,on March 2003.


  • A guesthouse in Sri Lanka, “Pilgrims Rest” was completed on March 2003
  •  The exterior view of the Pilgrims Rest
  • Dr. Palitha Weerakkody (Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya), who supervised the construction project, Pilgrims Rest (left from the center) and Secretary to Mahanayaka Maha Thero, Mr. Asoka Wijekoon (right from the center)
  • President Dr. Michiko Ito and Vice President Ven. Gensei Ito invited by Most Venerable Rambukwelle Sri Dharmarakshita Vipassi Mahanayaka Maha Thero of the Malwatta Chapter of the Syhamopali Maha Mahanayaka maha thera, Siyam maha nikaya, Malwathu maha Viharaya, and visited the temple to cerebrate the completion of the Pilgrims Rest
  • (R-L) Ven. Tibbatuwawe Sumangala Anunayaka Thero (Ven. Tibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Anunayaka Thero), Vice President, Most Ven. Rambukwelle Vipassi, Mahanayaka maha thero, President and Prof. Anuradha Seneviratna at the Malwatta Temple.