Jun 23, 2020

Ven. Dorapane Somarathana Thero passes away

Ven. Dorapane Somarathana Thero of the Sri Niyandagala Aranya Sasana in Kalawewa has passed away.

Before being ordained as a monk, the Thera was known as Somadasa Athaudage, who was also a Director of Education.

He was the father of Mrs. Himali Athaudage, the Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Employment, Skills Development and Labor Relations and the father-in-law of Senior lawyer Mr. Upul Kumarapperuma.

The cremation of Somaratana Thero will take place on Thursday (25).