Friday, January 18, 2019

Nelligala International Buddhist Center

Nelligala International Buddhist Center
Nelligala International Buddhist Center is a modern Buddhist temple in Muruthalawa village in Kandy District, Sri Lanka. Situated at the top of the Nelligala mountain, the site is popular among sightseeing visitors and tourists due to its scenic view of the surrounding landscape. It is visited by both Buddhists and people from other religions.

Construction of the Nelligala temple was started in 2015, under the guidance of Wathurakumbure Dhammarathna Thera.

Presently, the site is highly venerated by the Buddhist community in the region. It is said that the sacred relics of the Buddha and Arhats are enshrined at this temple. Local and foreign tourists,  following the Buddhist culture use the library facilities from this place.  
 
A Stupa and Bodhi Tree have been established at the site to do various religious rituals. Also, the gold color Buddha statues and the statue of God Sumana Saman, the Buddhist deity of Sri Pada Mountain have added a unique appearance to the temple. Some of the famous mountains such as Sri Pada, Hanthana, Alagalla, and Batalegala can be seen at the distance from Nelligala Viharaya.

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This page was last updated on 17 December 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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