Friday, May 25, 2007

Vesak Dansela(Free Food Stall) at the Vesak Festival

According to Buddhist tradition, on Vesak Day, people offer free food and drinks to everyone. Sri Lankan and Scottish Buddhist devotees along with friends of SBV involved in this traditional event as an act of generosity. This Dansela (Free Food Stall) offered fried rice with dhal curry, white potato curry and delicious chutney. In the afternoon children enjoyed free ice cream at Dansela. Over four hundred people attended Dansela and appreciated the food prepared by Head Chef, Mr Sunil Devapura and devotees of the Vihara.