Our Past Resident Bhanthes
Ven Moragollagama Rahula Thera
Ven Rankeeriyagolla Anurudda Thera
Ven Kotapola Upali thero
On the invitation of ASLBAC, Ven. Kotapola Upali Thera, arrived at the Sri Lanka Buddhist Vihara, Canberra on Friday 28 October 2009 as the Resident Bhanthe.
Ven. Upali Thera was ordinated on 27th June 1992 as a student of Ven. Madihe Pannasiha Mahanayaka thero and Ven. Ampitiye Sri Rahula thero at the Maharagama SiriVajiraganna Dharmayathana . Ven. Upali thero received the higher ordination at Maharagama SiriVajiraganna Dharmayathana Seema Malaka, on 30th July 1995.
Ven Pinnawala Siri Sujatha Thera
Sri Bodhiraja Mawata, Ratnapura
Arrived in Australia - Nov 2013
Ordained in 2004 in Sri Lanka
Education - BA, MA & Post Grad. Diploma in Education 2011
Ven Kumbuke Visudhi Citta thero
On the invitation of ASLBAC, Ven. Kumbuke Visudhi Citta Thera, arrived at the Sri Lanka Buddhist Vihara, Canberra on Wednesday 12 October 2011.
Ven Wanduradeniye Somissara Thera
On the invitation of ASLBAC, Ven Wanduradeniye Somissara Thera, arrived at the Sri Lanka Buddhist Vihara, Canberra on Saturday 27 November 2010.
Ven Errawala Sudhamma thero
On the invitation of ASLBAC, Ven. Errawala Sudhamma Thera, arrived at the Sri Lanka Buddhist Vihara, Canberra on Wednesday 12 October 2011.
Ven Walala Dhammarathana thero
Ven Aluvihare Saranankara thero
Ven. Saranankara Thera was fully ordained in 1985 in the Asgiriya Chapter in Sri Lanka. He is skilled in writing on ola leaf manuscripts.
The Venenerable Thera is a trained teacher in English Medium. He was the English teacher at the Aluvihare Central College and was the Principal of the Buddha Ghosha Sunday Dhamma School. This school conducts dhamma classes in both mediums under the advise of Ven. Saranankara Thera.
Ven Saranankara thero serve as the resident Bhanthe of temple from 16 November 2007 to March 2009.
Also Ven Anantabodhi thero, Ven M Nandarathana thero, Ven T Gunananda thero, Ven Rathmale Metthagee thero, Ven Pathegama Saddhasara thero, Ven Chandarathana thero and Ven Tellule Anuruddha thero