Ven. Dr. Bellanwila Dhammaratana Nayaka Thera

dammaratana-tero The present chief incumbent of Bellanwila Rajamaha Vihara is, the senior pupil of the late Ven. Bellanwila Sri Somaratana Nayaka Thera. He, a student of Vidyalankara Pirivena, is a graduate of Vidyalankara University, later renamed at the University of Kelaniya, from which he obtained his M phil, and Ph.D. degrees. After graduation, he served as the Deputy Principal and Principal at two prestigious seats of learning; Sunethradevi Pirivena and Paramadhamma Chetiya Pirivena respectively.

Presently being, the Sanghanayaka & Kotte chapter, in Singapore he is serving as the Advisor to the Buddhist Library in Singapore.