Thursday, August 7, 2014

Dr Ananada Guruge Passes away!

Renowned diplomat author of Buddhist publications, UNESCO ambassador and university lecturer          Dr. Ananda Guruge has passed away in California yesterday.  He was 85 years old at the time of his death.  Dr. Guruge had  represented  Sri Lanka as a diplomat in many countries.  He had also functioned as a secretary to the Prime Minister and held many responsible positions in the government sector.  Dr. Guruge was well known as a leader in many Buddhist organizations.
 He had compiled 53 books in the Sinhala and English languages. Dr. Guruge was also responsible for the translation of the Mahawansaya into English.

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