A HISTORIC DEED OF MERIT
We, of the Youth Progressive Foundation, are happy to put in record most benevolently that we were able accomplish a deed of merit after centuries by conveying a holy sprout of the Sri Maha Bodhi, Anuradhapura to Kataragama. All the members were happy that we were able to deliver a sprout from the Sri Maha Bodhi which is treated by the Buddhist the world over
with utmost veneration. Our organization has had this rare opportunity due to dauntless efforts by the chief incumbent of Sri Bodhiraja Temple of Kataragama and the principle of the CRC centre Kataragama, Kirinde Rathanasara Thero.
Our CEO, Mr. Ashan Malalasekera receive the holy sprout at the Sri Maha Bodhi, Anuradhapura and carried the sprout in a beautiful pageant to the Kataragama historic pilgrim site on the 20th of December 2010. All the members of our organization participated in this magnificent deed of merit.
The sprout will be planted in the Sri Bodhi Raja Viharaya, Kataragama for the veneration of pilgrims visiting from all parts of the country. It will be a shining symbol of all the social programmes carried out by our organization in this land.