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 Kotugoda Dhammawasa Mahanayaka Thero of Sri Lanka Amarapura Nikaya - Maha Mahopadya Thero


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


Most Venerable Warakagoda Dhammasidhdhi Sri Pagngnananda Gnanarathanabhidhana Mahanayaka Thero – The Mahanayaka Thero of the Asgiri Chapter of the Shyamopali Maha 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. U. D. Dodanwala - Registrar of Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka.