What is the Biggest religious event in Anuradhapura? and what is the reason for this event?


Country: Sri Lanka


In the month of June (Poson) the whole area of Anuradhapura comes alive with pilgrims converging in Anuradhapura and Mihintale in commemoration of the arrival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, by Arahath Mahinda. This is the biggest religious event in Anuradhapura.
It is the Poson Festival and it is for commemorating the Arrival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.

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