Friday, July 2, 2021

Rathganga Viharaya

Rathganga Viharaya
Rathganga Viharaya (also known as Rathganga Punchi Dambadiva Asu Maha Shrawaka Pasvisi Buddharaja Maha Viharaya) is a Buddhist temple situated in Rathgama in Ratnapura District, Sri Lanka.

History
The temple was established in 1981 as an educational institution for Buddhist monks (Abeyawardana, 2002). It became more popular among devotees after the construction of a shrine modelled after the sacred Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, India.
References
1) Abeyawardana, H.A.P., 2002. Heritage of Sabaragamuwa: Major natural, cultural and historic sites. Sabaragamuwa Development Bank and The Central Bank of Sri Lanka. ISBN: 955-575-077-7. p.15.

Location Map
This page was last updated on 25 July 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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