Update: Asgiriya Chief Prelate's Funeral on 12th


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Funeral of the Chief Prelate of Asgiriya Chapter Most Venerable Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha Thero, to be held on April 12 in Kandy, Asgiriya Temple.

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Chief incumbent of the Asgiri Chapter of the Shyaamo-paali Great Order Most Venerable Udugama Sri Buddharakkhita Thero passed away this dawn.

Responding to a query our news team made, Sacred Tooth Relic Temple Diyawadana Nilame Pradeep Nilanga Daeaela said that that 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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