The All Ceylon Buddhist Congress was setup with instinct cooperation of the devoted Buddhist leaders in the year 1919 specified as a special organization linkup with all other Buddhist Associations in Sri Lanka to ensure the stability of Buddhism, specially dedicated to protect and promote Buddhism not only in Sri Lanka but also in other county as well.
All Ceylon Buddhist Congress play a vital role to promote, foster and protect the interest of Buddhism and of Buddhist Community to safeguard the rights and privileges of Buddhist and also promote cooperation among Buddhists and Buddhist associations.
The Tudawe Parental house and property at Central Road Thalpitiya was handed over to the Samastha Lanka Baudha Mahasangamaya (All Ceylon Buddhists Congress) on the 9th of June 1988 at a discussion held at this house and the Samastha Lanka Baudha Maha Sammelanaya established a Lama Nivasaya admitting 11 Poor Children on June 19 th 1988 .
All Ceylon Buddhist Congress conduct different activities to show the talent and improve the confidence of the children. A grand variety show of dance, music song and drama named as “Taru Mutu Daru” was presented by the children of child care centres managed by the National Child Protection Council of the All Ceylon Buddhist Congress at the Kularatne Hall of Ananda College, Colombo under the patronage of the first Lady Madam Shiranthi Rajapaksa, attended by Parliamentarian J. R. P. Suriyapperuma, Thilanga Sumathipala, Sarath Weerasekara and ACBC President Jagath Sumathipala on 1st October, 2012 to commemorate the World Children’s Day. It was a display of the Art capabilities of these handicapped children, who had lost their parental care and protection. Some of them blind, dumb, short of hearing and mentally abnormal, which brought tears rolling down the chicks of the spectators.
The skills of these children, who had never performed an stage, was a tribute to Ms. Puthula Sumatipalas un-tiring efforts and dedication in training them, with the assistance of the teachers attached to the child Development Centres spread island wide. All this achievement was the result of the informing efforts of the Samantha Sumathipala as a Vice President of the National Child Care Council of the ACBC.
All Ceylon Buddhist Congress Website : http://www.acbc.lk/