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Amarapura Maha Nikaya confers honorary title on Speaker

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya receiving the honorary title from the Mahanayake of Amarapura Nikaya Most Ven Kotugoda Dhammawasa Thera. Picture by Saliya Rupasinghe
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya receiving the honorary title from the Mahanayake of Amarapura Nikaya Most Ven Kotugoda Dhammawasa Thera. Picture by Saliya Rupasinghe

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya was conferred with the honorary title of “Sadhu Jana Prasadhini Lankaputhra” at the 217th anniversary commemoration of the Amarapura Maha Nikaya held at the BMICH under the patronage of Mahanayake of the Amarapura Maha Nikaya and Chief Incumbent of Dharmapalaramaya in Mount Lavinia Most Ven.Kotugoda Dhammawasa Thera.

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya was among four others who received the honorary titles from the Amarapura Nikaya at this ceremony.

Accordingly, the Chief Incumbent of the Eco Temple in Thailand Ven. Thanapanyo Kunneri Thera was conferred the title of “Awarnabumi Vibushana Ariyawansalankara”, Kapila Wijesinghe was conferred the title of “Deshakeerthi Sasana Mamaka” and Prof. Asanga Thilakarathna was conferred the title of “Dharma Bhushana Sasanakeerthi”.

Speaking on the occasion, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya paid tribute to the Supreme Bhikku Council headed by the Most Ven. Maha Nayaka Thera of the Amarapura Nikaya and all other Maha Sanga for conferring him with the honorary title of “Sadhu Jana Prasadhini Lankaputhra”.

Sri Lanka Amarapura Maha Sanga Sabha Secretary General Prof. Ven.Pallekanda Rathnasara Thera and Assistant Secretary Ven. Dr. Madampane Assaji Thera, Prof. Ven. Aththangane Rathnapala Thera, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka, Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake, former Ministers Tissa Attanayake, P.Dayaratne and Athauda Seneviratne and Members of the Maha Sangha were present. 


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