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Siri Gautama Sambuddharaja Maligawa (Grand Temple of The Gautama Buddha) is one of the most beautiful Buddhist temples in Sri Lanka. This magnificent temple was completed in 2012 to honor Gautama Buddha celebrating the 2600th anniversary of his enlightenment. The temple was built through the great meritorious intentions and guidance of the most venerable Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero. The statues, paintings, carvings and all other art works in the temple were made exclusively by highly skilled Sri Lankan artists. As well, thousands of devotees connected to Mahamevnawa monasteries in the country and abroad gave their full financial and volunteer support. By placing the first stone the construction work of the grand temple was started on 6th February 2011 and the construction work was finished completely just in one year and five months. On 2nd July 2012 the temple was offered to Gautama Buddha and opened to the Public in a grand opening ceremony.Before you head to Polgahawela, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Polgahawela itinerary tool , to make sure you see all that Polgahawela has to offer, including Siri Gautama Sambuddharaja Maligawa.
Siri Gautama Sambuddharaja Maligawa Reviews
Il s'agit du lieu central de la religion bouddhiste dans le monde, là où se trouve la dent de Bouddha, relique sacrée. Pèlerinage et lieu de fêtes bouddhiques, il rassemble des salles d'une grande ric... more »It is the central place of the Buddhist religion in the world, where the tooth of Buddha, sacred relic. Pilgrimage and place of Buddhist holidays, it brings together rich rooms, with sacred texts, parts of offerings and thank you.
Обязательно посетите данный храм, внутри запрещают фотографировать, поэтому фото самого красивого отсутствует. Храм снаружи безумно красив, но внутри ещё лучше, огромные статуи, огромные картины. Все ... more »Be sure to visit the temple, inside the prohibited to photograph, so the most beautiful photo No. Shrine outside of the insanely beautiful, but inside is even better, huge statues, huge paintings. All very beautiful!
A one of beautiful temple haven seen in life. peaceful and very clean.explain everything about the temple before you enter the wiharaya. planty of space available for prayers to worship. This temple mostly famous among the locals.also parking facilities is much available.
A magnificent Buddhist Temple in the heart of Sri lanka, Well worth a visit.
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