Chief incumbent of Sri Sambodhi Viharaya, Colombo and founder of ‘The Buddhist’ TV channel Venerable Daranagama Kusaladhamma Thera passed away at the age of 54.
Educated at Royal College, Colombo, the Most Ven. Thera, read for a Masters Degree at the University of Kelaniya in Sri Lanka; and proceeded to be of Dhamma Service, as the Chief Incumbent of the Vajirarama Dhamma School in Bambalapitiya. The Most Ven. Thera, received Dhamma instruction and guidance, to be of service to the Buddha Sasana and to be of service to the Nation, from the Most Ven. Mahanayake Thera of the Amarapura sector in Sri Lanka, Aggamaha Panditha Ven. Madihe Pannaseeha Nayake thera; an erudite prelate at the time.
Ven. Daranagama Kusaladhamma Nayake Thera assumed responsibilities, as the Chief Incumbent of the Sri Sambodhi Viharaya, Colombo, from the Most Ven. Piyadassi Nayake Thera, an erudite prelate at the time.
The Thera also the Chief Incumbent Sri Sambodhi Community Development Foundation in London. The funeral arrangements will be notified later.