Ven.Bellanwila+Wimalarathana+Thera+passes+away
Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 12:45
Ven.Bellanwila Wimalarathana Thera passes away
26,698

Views
Venerable Bellanwila Wimalarathana Thera has passed away at a private hospital in Colombo, following the attack of a temple elephant.

The incident occurred yesterday morning(Feb.03) when the Thera was serving food to 'Miyan Kumara' a tamed elephant at the temple.

Venerable Thera was taken to Kalubowila Hospital and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit, and later was transferred to a private hospital yesterday afternoon.

Professor Venerable Bellanwila Wimalarathana Thera was the Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura  since 2000. 

Prior to his appointment to the post of Chancellor, Venerable Thera held the position of Professor, associate professor, lecturer and visiting lecturer, respectively, at the Sri Jayewardenepura  University. 

Also, Venerable Thera has been Visiting Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies University of London, United Kingdom.



Related Story:

Temple tusker attacks Prof. Wimalarathana Thera
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,358 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
52,102 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
20,140 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
44,867 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
95 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
101,372 Views
Top