The Chief Incumbent of Sri Sambodhi Viharaya, Sri Lanka, Sri Sambodhi Community Development Foundation, London and Chairman of Buddhist Media Network, Sri Lanka, Most Venerable Daranagama Kusaladhamma Thero passed away, yesterday(03).
The Thero, who was critically ill at the time of his demise, had passed away at Sri Sambodhi Viharaya around 5.20 am yesterday morning.
The last rites of the Thera are expected to be held on Thursday, March 08 with full state patronage at the Independence Square sources from the temple said.
The Most Venerable Kusaladhamma was first educated at Royal College, Colombo and has a Masters Degree from the University of Kelaniya.
The Most Venerable Kusaladhamma was 54 years at the time of his passing away.