Sunday, 14 July 2019

Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery, Polgahawela

Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery
The Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery (or Mahamevnawa Bhavana Asapu Moolasthanaya) located in Polgahawela, Kurunegala District, Sri Lanka is the main Mahamevnawa temple of its chain of monasteries in Sri Lanka.

Mahamevnawa Organization
The organization was established in 1999 in Sri Lanka by Ven. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thera, for the purpose of spreading the teachings of the Gautama Buddha. At present, there are more than 90 Sri Lankan and international branches including Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, South Korea, and the United States.

Polgahawela Branch
The monastery at Polgahawela was established in Waduwawa village on 14 August 1999. Currently, the temple is home to over 100 monks. 

Other Local Branches
Central Province: Kundasale, Matale, Nuwara Eliya, Rattota.
Eastern Province: Ampara, Kantale, Vilgamvehera Raja Maha Viharaya.
North Central Province: Anuradhapura, Galnewa, Habarana, Kahatagasdigiliya, Kebithigollewa, Polonnaruwa.
North Western Province: Anamaduwa, Bowatta, Ibbagamuwa, Mahawa, Polpithigama, Pothuhera, Thamba Kanda, Uyandana.
Sabaragamuwa Province: Balangoda, Eratna, Pinnawala, Siripagama.
Southern Province: Deniyaya, Galle, Matara, Sooriyawewa, Walasmulla.
Uva Province: Bandarawela, Bibila, Buttala, Kataragama, Mahiyanganaya, Mariarawa, Monaragala, Mullegama, Welimada.
Western Province: Bulathsinhala, Divulapitiya, Horana, Kaduwela, Kochchikade, Malabe, Nittambuwa, Serupita.

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See also
 
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This page was last updated on 10 April 2022
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