Sunday, September 26, 2021

Malagammana Viharaya

Malagammana Viharaya is a Buddhist temple situated in Malagammana village in Kandy District, Sri Lanka.

History
This temple is said to have been constructed during the reign of Buvanekabahu IV (1344-1353 A.D.). It is believed that the necklace of a queen had been enshrined at the Tempita Viharaya of this temple which was destroyed in 1818 by a fire (Abeyawardana, 2004). However, it was reconstructed by 1872 by Nugawela Disawa (Abeyawardana, 2004).
 
References
1) Abeyawardana, H.A.P., 2004. Heritage of Kandurata: Major natural, cultural and historic sites. Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka. p.98.
 
Location Map
This page was last updated on 26 September 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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