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Pinkama for Thai Wild Boar soccer team

A Pinkama was held at the Hunupitiya Gangaramaya temple in Colombo yesterday to invoke blessings on the 12 boys and coach of the Wild Boar soccer team in Thailand,who were trapped in a cave and rescued yesterday.

The Ambassador to Thailand in Sri Lanka Chulamanee Chartsuwan participated in the Pimnkama.

The pinkama is also aimed at passing merits on former Thai Navy SEAL Sgt. Saman Kunan who died in the rescue operation

The former Thai Navy SEAL died while trying to free the members of the stranded soccer team from the cave. The event was organized under the direction of Chief Incumbent of Hunpitiya Gangaramaya Ven. Galagoda Gnanissara Thera. A large number of Buddhist monks, including Ven.Kirinde Assaji Thera also participated in the Pinkama.