An all night pirith chanting ceremony to invoke blessings on the country and flood affected victims will be held at the Independence Square at 5pm today.
Thousand monks led by the Mahanayake Theras will participate in the pirith chanting ceremony.
The bhikkhus will arrive from the Sri Sambuddhaloka Vihara,Colombo 7 in a procession at 5pm. The pirith chanting ceremony will begin at 6pm.
Devotees are requested to dress in white and be at the Independence Square at 5pm today.