Uduwe Dhammaloka

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Honourable
Uduwe Dhammaloka
Personal details
Born Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lankan
Religion Theravada Buddhism

Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero, a popular Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka. He rose to fame from his weekly sermon programmes (bana) on TV. A critic of the government system in Sri Lanka he joined the Jathika Hela Urumaya (National Heritage Party) with a group of monks to contest the local elections in 2004 and was elected as a member of Parliament. [1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JHU MP Ven.Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero to retire from politics". sinhale.wordpress.com. 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Ministers should lead citizens towards development - Ven.Uduwe Dhammaloka Thero". news.lk. 2007. Retrieved 17November 2007.