Maha Nayaka of Sri Lanka Amerapura Maha Nikaya Agga Maha panditha Most Ven Kottugoda Dammawasa thero passed away early this morning at around 3 AM. The maha Nayake thero passed away while receiving treatment at a private hospital. The maha nayaka thero made a yeomen service in popularising the Buddhist principles to the world countries. The thero is very popular in providing inspiring Darma Deshanawa at special occasions. The maha nayaka thero passed away at the age 0f 88.