Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Maha Mantindaramaya

Maha Mantindaramaya
Photo credit: Jaufer Mohamed (Google street view)

Maha Mantindaramaya (also known as Maha Mantinda Pirivena) is a Buddhist temple situated in Bamunugama village in Matara District, Sri Lanka. 

History
This temple was established in 1893 as an education centre for Buddhist monks as well as laymen (Abeyawardana, 2004). Bedigama Siri Ratanapala Thera was the first incumbent of the temple (Abeyawardana, 2004).

References
1) Abeyawardana, H.A.P., 2004. Heritage of Ruhuna: Major natural, cultural and historic sites. Colombo: The Central Bank of Sri Lanka. ISBN: 955-575-073-4. p.71.

Location Map
This page was last updated on 20 October 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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