Kotikawaththe Saddhathissa Thero

Ven Kotikawaththe Saddhathissa Thero was a very much loved and popular dhamma preacher in eightees.

Kotikawaththe-Saddathissa-Thero

Born:   1918 July 21 

Father: Kuruwita Arachchige Gabrial Appuhami

Mother: Dona Fransisna Arandara

Lay Name:  K.A. Sirisena

Primary Education:  Baptist College – Kotikawatta and  St.Mathew College – Dematagoda

Ordained on: 1930 Juli 21

Higher Ordination: 1938 July  21

Ordained at : Kolonnawa  Purana Raja Maha Vihaara

Perceptors : Ven Kolonnawe Sugunasara Thero, Ven Kalapaluwawe Dewananda

Monastic Training: Vidyodaya Piriwena 

Became the head of Kolonnawa Temple : 1961

Killed by JVP : 1989 August 03