Katina Pooja processions not allowed
The Department of Buddhist Religious Affairs has issued directives for conducting Katina Pooja offerings during the COVID-19 pandemic situation.
According to the communiqué issued by the department, processions cannot be held during Katina Pooja offerings, under the prevailing health guidelines.
A maximum of 20 persons will be allowed during alms offerings of meals and religious sermons.
Further, permission will be given to hold Katinanisansa Dhamma sermons with the participation of only a maximum of 20 devotees.