Jayasumanarama Viharaya (Bulugahagoda)

Jayasumanarama Viharaya is a Buddhist temple situated in Bulugahagoda village near Railway Station. It was known as Bollathe Viharaya in the past.
Not to be confused with Jayasumanarama Viharaya (Palathuduwa)
Jayasumanarama Viharaya
The preaching hall of Jayasumanarama Viharaya

Jayasumanarama Viharaya (Sinhala: බුළුගහගොඩ ජයසුමනාරාම විහාරය) is a Buddhist temple situated in Bulugahagoda village near Bulugahagoda Railway Station and Old Ambalama in Gampaha District, Sri Lanka.


The temple was known as Bollathe Viharaya in the past. The preaching hall building of this premises is considered special as it bears unique architectural features which are not common in other Buddhist temples in the country. Some believe there was a Devalaya Shrine at this premises in ancient times.

A Protected Site

The ancient image house and preaching hall in the Bulugahagoda Sri Jayasumanarama Purana Vihara situated in the Grama Niladhari Division of East-Bulugahagoda (Grama Niladhari Division No. 210) in Gampaha Divisional Secretary’s Division are archaeological protected monuments, declared by a government gazette notification published on 23 November 2012.

Jayasumanarama Viharaya
The image house of Jayasumanarama Viharaya

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Government Gazette Notifications

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

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LankaPradeepa.com extends its gratitude to Lalith Kekulthotuwage for providing the necessary photographs required for this article.

This page was last updated on 18 May 2024

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