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Ven. Bujjampola Dhammavisuddhi Nayaka Thera appointed new Sanghanayaka

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Ven. Bujjampola Dhammavisuddhi Sanghanayaka Thera

The Chief Incumbent of Sri Visuddharamaya at Bujjampola in Dankotuwa Ven. Bujjampola Dhammavisuddhi Thera has been appointed the Chief Sanghanayaka of Amarapura Mulawanshika Nikaya for the Negombo and Kurunegala regions by the Karaka Maha Sangha Sabha of the Amarapura Mulawanshika Nikaya.

The Sannas Patra in respect of this appointment will be presented to Ven. Dhammavisuddhi Nayaka Thera at a ceremony to be held at Ambarukkharamaya at Welitara in Balapitiya at 3 p.m. on Saturday (9). A felicitation ceremony will be held at the Visuddharamaya at Bujjampola at 2 p.m. on Sunday (10).

Ordained as a Samanera in 1965, Ven. Dhammavisuddhi Thera received the higher ordination in 1973.

A prominent scholar in Sinhala, Pali, and Sanskrit, Ven. Dhammavisuddhi Thera entered the Bhikkhu University in Bangkok in 1984 where he acquired a good knowledge of Thai language as well. During his sojourn in Thailand, as a fluent speaker of Thai language he participated in numerous Buddhist activities there. He later engaged in Dhamma Duta activities in Malaysia and Indonesia.

He returned to the country following the passing away of his Bhikkhu tutor to take over the position of Viharadhipathi of Bujjampola Visuddharamaya.

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