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POSTED AT 11:10 AM 03-04-2017

Ven. Davuldena Gnanissara Thero passes away at 102

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Venerable Agga Maha Pandita Davuldena Gnanissara Maha Nayaka Thero, the Chief Monk of the Amarapura Maha Sangha Sabha, passed away today (3rd April). He was 102 years at the his demise.

He was being treated at a private hospital in Colombo.

In early 2017, President, Sirisena attended a special event to celebrate Ven. Davuldena Gnanissara Thero’s body of work.

The cremation ceremony and final rites will be held with full state honours, on 6th April.