The Buddhist Maha Vihara which is one of the oldest temples in Malaysia celebrated Vesak from 18-26 May 2019 with the Most Venerable Datuk Dr.Kirinde Sri Dhammaratana Mahanayaka Thero.
Mr. Majintha Jayesinghe, Acting High Commissioner of Sri Lanka hoisted the Buddhist Flag and Most Venerable Datuk Dr.Kirinde Sri Dhammaratana Mahanayaka Thero ceremonially inaugurated Sri Lanka Vesak Pandol on 19th May 2019.
This was the first occasion a 40 foot Vesak Lantern constructed in Malaysia. The Vesak Lantern was brought from Sri Lanka and was constructed by the Sri Lanka Navy.
The High Commission of Sri Lanka also had an herbal drink Dansal at the temple.