It is with deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Mrs. Leela Rajapaksa who was closely associated with our Temple and was the loving mother of Lalith, late Devika, Ramya and Champika. As per the wishes of Mrs. Rajapakse, her body was donated to Melbourne University. Due to the prevailing Covid-19 restrictions the Dayaka Sabhawa will plan a suitable occasion in the future to accrue merits for the departed. We take this opportunity to convey our deepest sympathies to the family members . May she attain the supreme bliss of Nibbana.
Donation of non re-breather masks to Ragama Teaching Hospital was presented from the BSAV funds and funds from another source through AUSLMAT. Many blessings to all who contributed.
DR Erosha Premaratne /AUSTRALIA SRI-LANKA MEDICAL AID TEAM The Airvo donated by BSAV has been handed over to Dr. Mallawarachchi at Chilaw Hospital as per the document below. The balance of (AUD $ 312) donated by BSAV was spent on non-re-breather masks which were urgently required by Kalubowila and Ragama hospitals last week, as there were major issues of oxygenating patients who were nursed in hospital corridors etc.... as you may have seen on the Sri-Lankan news.
Dhamma Sarana Vihara donations were delivered to Dehattkandiya hospital Through AUSLMAT Doctors at the hospital with donated equipment. We thank our members and devotees for their generous contributions Theruwan Sarani
The temple and Sunday school made highly secure and safe by safer community grant of $130,700 from ministry of industries in helping us to install a main gate, fence on three sides of the perimeter, CCTV system, security lamps and a public addressing system. Now, the temple has a wide automated gates which can be kept locked in the night whereas earlier gate was so small that any intruder could have simply jumped over it. The new fence is made of steel upright bars and higher than the fence which was and protects the temple on three sides with the church located [...]