Why you should Attend this?
This festival marks the first entry of the Lord Buddha 25 centuries before. It also marks the initiation of Buddhism as a religion on this day. Poya refers to the day of fasting and this happens during every full moon night. The first full moon night during the month of Duruthu commemorates the festival. It is the time when businesses shut shops and followers engage in prayers and meditations.
Who should attend this event?
If you wanted to know more about Buddhism and its practices, this is the festival you should attend. Being historically significant, the festival will connect you spiritually.