VIDEO: Dr. Aluthwewa Soratha Thero passes away

VIDEO: Dr. Aluthwewa Soratha Thero passes away

September 27, 2013   02:11 pm

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Most Venerable Dr Aluthwewa Soratha Nayaka Thero, the chief incumbent of the Kataragama Kiriwehera Temple and Chancellor of the Uva Wellassa University, has passed away at the age of 70.

The Thero was receiving treatment at a private hospital in Colombo when he passed away today, a spokesman said.

Born on April 04, 1943, Dr. Aluthweva Soratha Thero was also the Chief Sanganayaka of Ruhuna Magampaththuwa.

He obtained his PhD in 1990 from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura for the thesis – “The Sri Lankan Bodhi Culture”.

He is an alumnus of Nalanda College Colombo.

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