“Gifting of Samadhi Buddha Statue to the Wisdom Park in Philippines”
Hon. Gamini Jayawickrama Perera, Minister of Buddha Sasana and Minister of Sustainable Development and Wildlife of Sri Lanka, gifted a Samadhi Buddha Statue to the Universal Wisdom Foundation, Inc. (UWFI) as a token of goodwill to the friendly people of the Philippines to promote loving kindness and peace through Buddhist principles and practices.
The Samadhi Buddha Statue was ceremonially gifted by Minister Perera to Dr. Mariano Yupitun, Founder of Universal Wisdom Foundation, Inc., and the Board of Trustees of UWFI, at the Wisdom Park on 24th October 2017.
A sacred sapling of the Anuradhapura Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi was planted at the Wisdom Park by former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Hon. D.M. Jayaratne, during his official visit to the Philippines in 2011.
The Sri Lanka Embassy in Manila in coordination with the Ministry of Buddha Sasana of Sri Lanka and the UWFI of the Wisdom Park organized the gifting ceremony.
Embassy of Sri Lanka
25th October 2017