Sunday, October 4, 2020

Sri Sudarshanarama Purana Viharaya, Dewalapola

Dewalapola Sudharshanarama Viharaya
Sri Sudharshanarama Purana Viharaya is a Buddhist temple situated in Dewalapola village in Gampaha District, Sri Lanka.

The preaching hall
Sri Sudharshanarama temple
The Dharma Salawa (the preaching hall) building is the main aspect of this temple with archaeological significance. It is said that this preaching hall was built about 200 years ago. The hall can be accessed through four entrances set in the four directions. Two small porches have been added to the building in the west and east directions. A lavatory stone is also found placed near the north entrance of the preaching hall.

A protected site
The ancient preaching hall in Dewalapola Sri Sudarshanarama Purana Vihara situated in the Grama Niladhari Division of Devalapola (Grama Niladhari Division No. 106) in Minuwangoda Divisional Secretary’s Division is an archaeological protected monument, declared by a government gazette notification published on 9 March 2016.

Dewalapola Sudharshanarama Viharaya Sudharshanarama temple Dewalapola .
References
1) The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. No: 1786. 23 November 2012. p.1188.

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