New Asgiriya Mahanayake to be selected on April 7
March 20, 2016 06:15 pm
The new Mahanayake Thera (Chief Prelate) of the Asgiriya Chapter of the Siam Sect is to be selected on April 07, 2016.
The election will be held at around 4.00pm and will decide a successor to the late Most Venerable Galagama Dhammasiddi Sri Dhammananda Attadassi Thera, who passed away on March 09.
He passed away after being admitted to the Kandy Hospital the same day in an unconscious state due to an accidental fall.
Most Ven. Rajakeeya Panditha Galagama Dhammasiddhi Sri Dhammananda Aththadassi Thero was elected as the 21st Mahanayake Thera of the Asgiriya Chapter on May 08, 2015.
The Thero was elected after the Passing Away of Most Ven. Aggamahapanditha Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha Mahanayake Thera.