Thursday, November 4, 2021

Bodhinagala Forest Hermitage

Bodhinagala Forest Hermitage (also known as Bodhinagala Aranya Senasanaya) is a Buddhist temple situated in Bodhinagala Forest Reserve in Kalutara District, Sri Lanka.

History
The hermitage was established in 1955 on the eve of the Buddha Jayanthi celebrations (Abeyawardana, 2002). Olaboduwe Sri Revatha Dhamma Kitti Thera, the principal of the Dharmadeepa Vipassana Pirivena in Kaluwamodara is said to be the founder of this hermitage.

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. pp.112-113.
 
Location Map
This page was last updated on 4 November 2021
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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