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Mula Pariyaya Sutta මුල පරියාය සුත්රය
Talks based on Jataka Stories ජාතක කතා
Sathipattana Sutta Series මහා සතිපට්ටාන සුත්රය
Singalowada Sutta සිගාලෝවාද සුත්රය
Itta Dhamma Sutta ඉට්ට ධම්ම සුත්රය
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About Maha Swaminwahanse
Venerable Kotte Sri Devanda Thero(1918-1990) was born on the 1st of January,1918 in Kotte, a semi-urban area in the outskirts of Colombo. His lay name was Kuruwita Arachchige Preman De Silva. His father was Kuruwita Arachchige John De Silva. Mother was Sinhabahu Arachchige Don Ensina Hami.
He was ordained as Ven.Devananda Thero in 1960 under the tutelage of Most Venerable Kadawadduwe Sri Jinawansa maha thero, the founder of Sri Kalyani Yogashrama Sansthawa.
In 1964 he returned to German Dhamma Dhutha (German Dhamma Mission) as the Chief Incumbent of the Buddhist Vihara. Also he became the Head of the Vipassana Meditation Centre, Colombo,situated in a quiet atmosphere at Wijerama Mawatha in 1969.
Ven Devananda Maha Thero moved in to the small temple set up on the Bullers road in 1974 and devoted his time for meditation and assisting people who were interested in the practice.
Venerable Thero passed away in 1990.
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