Venerable Bhikkhus of Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya performed Pohoyakarma before observing Vas on the Esala fullmoon Poya day on 19th July 2016 at the Lohamahaprasadaya, the Seema Malaka of Mahaviharaya.
Headed by Most Ven. Dr. Pallegama Siriniwasa Atamasthanadhipathi Nayaka Thero, venerable incumbent theros of Atamasthana Temples, incumbent of Ruwanweli Maha Chaithyaramaya Ven. Pallegama Hemarathana Nayaka Thero, incumbent of Lankaramaya Ven. Relapanawe Dhammajothi Nayaka Thero, incumbent of Abhayagiriya Chaithyaramaya Ven. Dr. Kallanchiye Rathanasiri Nayaka Thero, incumbent of Jethawanaramaya Ven. Ihalahalmillewe Rathanapala Nayaka Thero, incumbent of Mirisawetiya Chaithyaramaya Ven. Eeethalawetunuwewe Gnanathilaka Nayaka Thero and a large number of other venerable bhikkhus of Mahaviharaya performed Pohoyakarma.
There, venerable Bhikkhus led by Ven. Atamasthanadhipathi Nayaka Thero chanted Prathimokshaya and performed Pohoyakarma.