Sri Lankan Sinhalese Family Genealogy
ATTUDAWE Dharmakirthi Nayaka Thera - Family #3056
1 Attudawe Dharmakirthi Nayaka Thera 1755 - 1834
Born:1755 at Mallawatta, Attudawa, Matara. Ordination under Dehigaspe Attadassi at Watagedara Vihara. Studied under Bowala Dhammananda Thera. Went to Burma for Higher Ordination in 1809. Spent five years in Burma. Ordained and trained eight distinguished pupils. Established Amarapura Dharmarakshita Wansa Nikaya. Passed away:10-Apr-1834.