Feb 19, 2018

Ven. Iththepane Thera appointed J’pura Uni. Chancellor

Ven. Iththepane Dhammalankara Thera has been appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to the post of Chancellor of the Jayawardenapura University filling the post left vacant by the demise of the late Ven. Bellanwila Wimalarathana Thera.

Dhammalankara Thera received his initial degree from the Kelaniya University and went on to earn his doctorate and Mphil phD and degrees in Pali and Buddhism.

He has served as a teacher for around 20 years and has also served as the chancellor of the Pannipitiya Vidyalankara Pirivena for around eight years.