【Maha Karuna Buddhist Society Malaysia】 02 May 2022 | Medicine Relief to the Peoples in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is facing a situation of economic depression and political instability, resulting in severe shortages of energy, oil, food and medical supplies, especially when life-saving medicines are almost exhausted, and people’s lives are threatened. Since the beginning of April, people, monasteries, hospitals and other departments have been contacting the Supreme Judicial Monk of Theravada Malaysia, the Chief Hight Priest (Judiciary) Venerable B Sri Saranankara Nayaka Maha Thera, for attention and seek relief support. The Maha Karuna Buddhist Society Malaysia has also provided food and medicine to more than 2,000 monks in April under the guidance of Chief Reverend, and more than 500 poor families have also received food and medicine relief. Among them, the Dharma Light Monastery Malaysia’s Sangha Members paid attention to and supported more than 2,000 monks for 2-4 weeks with the spirit of compassion and sympathy.
In addition, many Buddhist friends and groups have fully demonstrated the spirit of compassion and caring for others, and offered their support to the Sri Lankan people to Chief Reverend Saranankara. The Society pursuing medical supplies and medicines and will be transported to Sri Lanka for free by Sri Lankan Airlines in the near future. The relevant part of it also assists in smoothing out the procedures for the registration and taxation of cross-border transport documents.
At the request of all well-wishers, Maha Karuna Buddhist Society Malaysia is now opening this platform to join hands with the public to provide medicine and food relief to the Sri Lankan people within its ability.