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Wednesday, April 08, 2015 - 03.20 GMT

Buddhist Chief Prelate of Asgiriya Chapter passes away


Chief incumbent of the Asgiri Chapter of the Shyaamo-paali Great Order Most Venerable Udugama Sri Buddharakkhita Thero passed away this morning (April 8).

The prelate had passed away at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore. Due to a condition of ill health the Asgiri Chapter Chief Incumbent had gone to Singapore in March for further treatment.

Born on 17th March, 1930, the Asgiri Chapter Chief Incumbent was 86 years old at the time of his demise.

The prelate who had served as the Asgiriya Chapter Vice Chief Incumbent became Chief Incumbent of the Asgiriya Chapter in December 1999.




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