Weweldeniye Medhalankara Thero

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The Most Venerable Wewaldeniye Medhalankara Thero
අතිපූජ්‍යය වේවැල්දෙණියේ මේධාලංකාර මහා ථේර
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Most Ven. Wewaldeniye Medhalankara Thero
(1909-2012)
Religion Buddhism
School Theravada
Lineage Ramanna Nikaya
Dharma names Medhalankara
Personal
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lankan
Born (1909-12-07)7 December 1909
Millawala, Wewaldeniya (Sri Lanka)
Died 30 August 2012(2012-08-30) (aged 102)
Colombo (Sri Lanka)
Senior posting
Title Sasanasobhana,
Sri Saddhammavacissaracariya,
Sarannkaropasenavansavatansa,
Aggamahasadddhammajotikadhaja,
Sahityashuri,
12th Maha Nayaka Thera (Ramanna Nikaya),
The Chief Incumbent of the Shasanawardhana Pirivena, Mirigama
Religious career
Teacher Ven. Kathaluwe Seelawansa Thero and Ven. Kadiragama Sumanasara Thero

The Most Venerable Wewaldeniye Medhalankara Thero (Sinhalese: අතිපූජ්‍යය වේවැල්දෙණියේ මේධාලංකාර මහා ථේර) (7 December 1909 – 30 August 2012) was a Sri Lankan Buddhist monk who was the 12th Maha Nayaka of Ramanna Nikaya and the chief incumbent of the Shasanawardhana Pirivena, Mirigama. Following his demise, he was succeeded by Most Ven. Napana Pemasiri Maha Thera.

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