Supreme Council

The Supreme Council consists of 13 members including the Chief Prelates of the three Buddhist Sects (Nikaya). One of the Chief Prelates is appointed as the Chancellor of the University by the President of Sri Lanka from time to time and he works as the Chairman of this Council. The tenure of the Chancellor is two years.



Most Venerable Warakagoda Dhammasidhdhi Sri Pagngnananda Gnanarathanabhidhana Maha Mahopadya Thero – The Mahanayaka Thero of the Asgiri Chapter of the Shyamopali Maha Nikaya.

 

Most Venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Sidhdhartha Sumangala Thero, Mahanayaka Thero of the Malwatta Chapter of the Syamopali Maha Nikaya

 

Most Venerable Dawuldena Ghanaswara Mahanayaka Thero of Sri Lanka Amarapura Nikaya

 

Most Venerable Agga Maha Panditha Napana Pemasiri Mahanayaka Thero of Sri Lanka Ramangngna Maha Nikaya

 

Most Venerable Pallegama Sirisumana Dhammarakkitha Siriniwase Thero of Atamasthanaya Temples.

 

Professor Venerable Kanattegoda Saddharatana Nayaka Thero

 

Most Venerable Dr. Iththapane Dhammalankara Mahanayaka Thero

 

Most Venerable Dr. Welamitiyawe Kusaladhamma Nayaka Thero

 

Most Venerable Trincomalee Ananda Mahanayaka Thero

 

Most Venerable Aththangane Shasanarathana Nayaka Thero

 

Most Venerable Madagama Dhammananda Thero

 

Professor P. D. Premasiri

 

Mr. H. M. Karunarathna Herath (Attorney–at–law)

 

Mr. A. M. G. B. Abeysinghe.