May 13, 2021

Seruwilla Rajamaha Viharadhipthi passes away in India due to COVID

Chief Incumbent of the Seuwila Rajamaha Viharaya and lecturer Ven. Munhene Mettarama thera has passed away in India after being infected COVID-19.
The 62-year old thera had gone to India to undergo a surgery.
The thera has played a key role in safeguarding the Buddhist heritages in Seruwila area.
It is reported that the thera had passed away even before the surgery was performed.
Sources say due to the present condition, the body will not be brought to Sri Lanka and that the final rites may be performed in India.
(Source - Divaina newspaper)