Colombo Telegraph

BBS US Pictures: Sumptuous Feasts For BBS Monks

The picture below shows the Bodu Bala Sena Secretary General, a Buddhist monk Galagodaththe Gnanasara Thero  having a meal while he was in the US two weeks ago.

“Sumptuous feasts for BBS while bread and dhal for faithful” an ordinary citizen told Colombo Telegraph. Last year Sri Lanka has announced plans to draw up new guidelines for donating food to the country’s Buddhist monks amid concerns about their weight and health. The Health ministry said the faithful, who offer alms as a religious tradition, tended to give food that was too high in fat and sugar and monks were developing preventable health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes.“The Medical Research Institute has been asked to prepare menus that could be used for alms givings,” the ministry said in a statement, adding that the new guidelines would be issued next month.

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