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POSTED AT 01:36 PM 06-04-2017

Cremation of Ven. Davuldena Gnanissara Thero today

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The cremation of Mahanayaka of the Amarapura Nikaya most Ven. Aggamaha Panditha Davuldena Gnanissara Thero will be held today (6th April)

The cremation will take place with full state honours, as per instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, at the Independence square.

The Mahanayake Thero was 102 years old at the time of his passing.

The late Thero’s remains are currently at the Sri Vidya Vijayarama at Pagoda Road, Nugegoda.