Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Controversy of Pitiduwe Siridhamma Thero ( Paper Articles )

Pitiduwe Siridhamma thera was a very popular among srilankan past and he was a presenter of the famous ITN channels “Doramadalawa” programme. However in the recent past he had become unpopular owing to his involvement with women devotees, collection of money for Dhamma activities and having made serious allegations about Buddhist affairs. He had got entangled in court cases having had conflicts with neighbors.

Lakbima Article

Recently he had quipped that he has elevated to the position of “Sowan Sakrudagamee” position and even had changed his name from Ven.Pituduwe Siridhamma Thera to "Siri Samanthabadda Thera". He had also become unpopular by challenging four very prominent Bikkhus in Sri Lanka to come for a debate with him.

 There was a tense situation was reported November 7th near the temple of  Pituduwe Siri Dhamma Thero in Bellantara owing to the unruly behavior of several Bikkhus and their supporters. Several prominent Monks and their supporters had thronged the Dihiwala Bellantara Siri Sadaham Monastery over the Prelate’s recent peculiar behavior and his challenge to several prominent bikkhus to come for an open debate.

These are the last sunday paper articles about Pitiduwe Siridhamma Thera's latest situation. 

Lankaadeepa Article

Rivira Article


  1. “Those who speak against killing and who desire to spare the lives of all conscious beings are right. It is good to protect even animals and insects. But what about those persons who kill time, what about those who are destroying wealth, and those who destroy political economy? We should not overlook them. Furthermore, what of the one who preaches without enlightenment? He is killing Buddhism.”

  2. maduluwawe sobhitha hamuduruwane, oba wahansege pansale thiyena devala therawada buddhagamata ayithi ewa wenna ethi ane nikan pissu kiyawanne nethiwaa inna. bodhi sathwa kenekta wandina eka maha yana ara kohewath inna deviyanta devala hadala wandina eka therawada.... mehema ayatane api dane denne. ane anichchan....

  3. he is on his way but we are

  4. budun wahansege wuwada bahira prathirupayawath,karana nokarana de wath ape sansara gamanata wadagath nowe.wadagath wanne deshana kala wu dharmayai.pitiduwe siridhamma himiyan tharam lankawe sathya bududahama deshana karannata kenek natha.awasanawata unwahanseda dan natha.lankikayange pawa misa wena kisiwak nowei.DANWATH PILIMA BODHI WATE WANDHA WANDHA YAMA NAWATHA BUDU WAHANSEGE DESHANAWA THERUM GANIMATA UTHSAHA KARAMU!!!!!

  5. i think he is also human but he is apearing as a monk

  6. Me hamuduruwanta aththatama pissu.ape buddagamath wihiluwakata aragena.hamuruwo buduhamuduruwanwa anukaranaya kalata budu hamuduruwo wenna be.lajja wena aka witharai wenne wena aagam issaraha.


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