Chief Incumbent of Kiriwehera passes away

2013-09-27 09:10:16

Dr. Aluthwewa Soratha Nayaka Thera Chief Incumbent of Katharagama Kiriwehera Temple and Chancellor of Uva Wellassa University passed away this afternoon at a Private hospital in Colombo.

The priest was 71 at the time of his demise.

The remains will lie in state at the Keselwatte temple in Colombo, before being taken to the Kirivehara temple tomorrow for cremation.

The Basnayake Nilame of the temple said that the temple will be closed from 10.30 am  tomorrow, till 6.30 pm on October 2 as a mark of respect for the deceased Chief Incumbent.

  Comments - 5

  • Siri Friday, 27 September 2013 09:29

    niwan suwa pathmi!

    Reply : 2       16

    Ram Perera Friday, 27 September 2013 09:40

    Anichchawatha Sankara May the good Priest attain the Supreme Bliss of Nirvana


    Reply : 3       15

    Mattson Friday, 27 September 2013 13:32

    MR will have to rush to two funerals now...Berty and the priest.

    Reply : 9       10

    Maitipe Wimalasara Friday, 27 September 2013 15:05

    Most Venerable Nayaka Maha Thera
    May You Attain Supreme Bliss of Nibbana !
    Your name is immortal !

    Reply : 3       10

    mohamed nazeer Monday, 30 September 2013 03:58

    niwan sepa lebewa

    Reply : 1       1

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