My eyes and any part of the body have been donated to Sri Lanka Eye Donation Society. Please contact hospital authorities and Medical Faculty of the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka regarding this matter. I shall be pleased if any useful part of my body can be removed and donated to a needy person while I am alive at death bed during last days / hours / minutes of my life.
Alcohol or drugs should not be used in any functions relating to my death rituals.
Alms - givings / Meals provided in connection with my death should be vegetarian. Life of any animal should not be taken away on my behalf.
Not a single minute should be spent for traditional praising speeches.
Instead, my experience, good and bad, pluses and minuses, strengths and weaknesses, rises and down falls may we discussed as a part of lifelong action learning for the benefit of others.
No publicity should be given to my death. Information may be passed to relevant persons through a small hand bill, if necessary. All work relating to the body should be completed within 12 hours, if impossible within 24 hours or as early as possible.
No tombstone or monument should be erected for me. If there is money please utilize for putting up a small hall to be used for children's education or other community services.
No funds should be spent from Samadeepa regarding anything relating to my death. My wife has saved some money for my last expenses. She, if she is alive or my children may be contacted for this purpose.
My death rituals, may be conducted with a view to promote peace, social justice, democracy, good governance and inter religious understanding. Rev. monks and priests of different faiths may be invited not to praise me but to analyze eternal truth of life and death.
All are temporary and nothing is compulsory. No one should take unnecessary troubles or burdens in order to follow my instructions given in this last will.
This document was presented at the convention held on 01.06.2012 at Samadeepa Auditorium, Anuradhapura regarding policies and activities of Samadeepa. Copies were handed over to the following persons who were appointed as successors to the founder.