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Chief Incumbent passes away

Hakmana Obadakanda Purana Vihara Chief Incumbent and retired Principal Ven. Rajakiya Panditha Pananwela Rahula Thera passed away at the age of 93, recently.

The thera had been the principal of the Deiyandara National School, as well as a teacher at the Manthinda Pirivena in Matara.

The thera’s remains will be placed at the Obadakanda Purana Vihara until Friday. It would then be transferred to the Sri Rahula Buddhist Centre in Eliyakanda. The cremation will be held on September 30, at the Sanath Jayasuriya Playground in Matara.


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