“Poya” or “Poya Day” is the name for the most common public holiday which is celebrating on every full moon day and used in Sri Lanka to celebrate historically important special remarks happens in the past. Then, If you come on a poya day, you can see the beauty of it with genuine Sri Lankans.
Actually, Full Moon Day is important to all Buddhists around the country of course. Who interpret the moon calendar for their religious practices.
Actually, On this day, Buddhists go to temples and worship temples. There are 12 or 13 poya day for a year likewise.
Generally, on Poya days, most of shops, all banks and financial places and businesses are closing. And also alcohol and meat are banning of cource.
January -Duruthu Poya
February- Nawam Poya
March- Medim poya
April- bak poya
May- Vesak full moon poya
June -Poson Poya
July Esala poya
August- Nikini poya
September -Binara Poya
October- Wap Poya
November -Ill Poya
December- Uduwap full moon poya
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