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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.