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* Sri Lankan Buddhist scholar David Kalupahana passes away in Hawaii
Fri, Jan 17, 2014, 01:06 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 16, Honolulu: Prof. David J Kalupahana, a well-known author and scholar of Buddhist literature from Sri Lanka passed away Wednesday, January 15 in Honolulu where he was living since 1972.

Prof. Kalupahana, who was a student of internationally recognized Buddhist philosopher late K. N. Jayatilleke, has authored numerous books and publications on Buddhist philosophy.

He served the University of Hawaii, as the Chairman of the Department of Philosophy and Chairman of the Graduate Field in Philosophy from1974-80.

Sri Lankans of Hawaii awarded Prof. Kalupahana "Son of Sri Lanka" award last year.

Prof. Kalupahana was survived by his wife Indrani, sons Nandana and Milinda, and daughter Deemathi.

Funeral service will be held on January 21st 2014, at 2:30 p.m. at the Oahu Cemetery in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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