Today (20) is the XNUMXth Poya Day of Vappura, a very important Poya Day for the Buddhists of the world.
The month of Vap is also known as the Chivara month in the history of Samma Sambuddha Sasana. The Buddha, who ascended to the Thavthisa Temple to spend the seventh year, left the temple and proceeded to Dambadiva Sankassapura on a full moon day like today.
Ven. The royal envoys led by Prince Aritta were sent to meet the Dharmasoka Chakravarti at Sallup in Dambadiva with gifts.
Many important events such as the convocation of the Vinaya Pitaka, an immortal event in the history of Ceylon Sasana, by the great Arahant, have taken place on the full moon Poya day.