Tampita Vihara Heritage of Sri Lanka – ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ පුරාණ ටැම්පිට විහාර​

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Kanugala Sri Pushparama Tampita Viharaya

Kanugala Sri Pushparama Tampita Viharaya

Tampita Viharaya (Temple on Pillars, Devapita Viharaya, Devamatha Viharaya)  is a distinctly unique type of image house found in some Buddhist temples in Sri Lanka. Although there are some proof  older structures these buildings were a popular aspect of many Buddhist temples during the 17th-19th centuries. There are more than two hundred Tempita Viharayas have been identified in Sri Lanka to date. Most of the shrines are found in North Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Western provinces.

A Tampita Viharaya is built on a wooden platform which rests on number of stone stumps usually 3-4 feet tall. The roof is held by a structure built of timber and the walls are generally made of wattle and daub. A seated Buddha statue is build at the center and more statues of standing Buddhas, deities lie beside the main statue. These are made of clay, timber or limestone.  The inner walls are completely painted in frescoes using sceneries from Jataka stories or Buddhas life.

Although such structures were built as Buddhist image houses, later the same structures has been built and Devales to worship various deities.

The basic structure of the Tampita Viharaya has also evolved in to various forms over time with tampita viharaya being built on a very high pillars with a ground floor being used as a Banamaduwa or Dig-Ge being connected to the viharaya.

After an extensive search, 227 Tampita Viharaya’s have been listed below, most of them with exact locations. Out of the full list, there are 8 site which are in total ruins leaving only the granite stumps which they stood upon. The Tampita Vihara structure remains intact in some form in all other sites. Out the list 7 are Tampita Devala, mostly dedicated Pattini deity, all others are Buddhist temples.

The largest number of Tampita Vihara are found in Kurunegala District which is 68 temples (out of which 1 is a devalaya). This is closely followed by Kegalle District with 58 temples (out of which 3 are devala). Although this architectural feature belongs to the Kandyan era, there are only 18 Tampita Viharaya’s in Kandy district.

NoNameLocationProvinceDistrictNotes
001Aluthdivulwewa Purana Tampita Viharayapossible locationNorth CentralAnuradhapuraThis temple is listed in the "Sri Lankawe Tampita Vihara" book by Kusumsiri Wijayawardhana. No further information is available. 
002Ambareli Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth CentralAnuradhapuraSaid to be the tallest Tampita Viharaya in the country
003Habarana Purana Tampita Rajamaha Viharaya YesNorth CentralAnuradhapuraLies 600 meters on the Maradankadawala Road from Habarana Junction.
004Katiyawa Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternAnuradhapuraPerformance report of the archaeology department for 2011 documents spending Rs 107,758/- for completion of the conservation of Katiyawa Tampita Viharaya in Kurunegala district. No further information is available.
005Koranaka Sandagala Tampita Viharaya, KorasagallaYesNorth CentralAnuradhapuraKorasagalla is an ancient village on the Thalawa road few kilometers away from Kakirawa.
006Mahadivulwewa Ancient Tampita ViharayaYesNorth CentralAnuradhapuraA rather neglected Tampita Viharaya hidden away deep in the remote Mahadivulwewa in the vicinity of Mahadivulwewa Reservoir
007Mahakumbukgollewa Sri Dalada Viharaya, MedawachchiyaYesNorth CentralAnuradhapuraMahakumbukgollewa is an ancient village between Medawachchiya and Vavuniya.
008Manankattiya Sri Sudarshanarama Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth CentralAnuradhapuraA dilapidated Tampita Viharaya begging for attention in an isolated village in the Galenbindunuwewa area.
009Namalpura Sri Vishuddharama Tampita Viharaya (Madawala Tampita Viharaya)YesNorth CentralAnuradhapuraAn ancient temple with a Tampita Viharaya belonging to Kandyan Era under protection of Department of Archaeology in the remote village of Namalpura
010Navodagama Archaeological ReserveYesNorth CentralAnuradhapuraRuins of an ancient Tampita Viharaya. Only granite pillars exists.
011Oyamaduwa Archaeological ReserveYesNorth CentralAnuradhapuraRuins of an ancient Tampita Viharaya. Only granite pillars exists.
012Rambewa Kadahatha Tampita ViharayaApproximateNorth CentralAnuradhapuraSituated within the Grama Niladhari Division Diviya Udabandawewa Thulana, in Rambewa Divisional Secretary Division.
013Sri Wanasinhe Rajamaha Viharaya, GalkiriyagamaYesNorth CentralAnuradhapuraThe Department of Archaeology had declared the drip-ledged caves, old Stupa and Tampita Vihara (on stone piles) buildings as protected monuments in 2011
014Sujatharama Viharaya, PuhulewewaNoNorth CentralAnuradhapuraThe Tampita Viharaya and the ancient stone pathway wall in Horowpothana Divisional Secretary Division has been declared as protected monuments in 2011
015Veheragala Siri Sangabo Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth CentralAnuradhapuraThe Department of Archaeology has conserved number of ruins at the site including an ancient stupa and an pillar inscription.
016Weragama Purana Tampita Rajamaha Viharaya (Diya Bubule Pansala)yesNorth CentralAnuradhapuraAccording to legend, this temple has been built during the time of Mihindu Maha Rahath Thero and has been renovated by 4 kings of different eras.
017Mabotuwana Sri Sumanarama Purana Wilgamu Rajamaha ViharayayesSouthernGalleThe only known Tampita Viharaya in Galle district. Well maintained.
018Anuragoda Sri Sumangalarama Purana Tampita ViharayaYesWesternGampahaBetter known as Anuragoda Tampita Viharaya, this structure has been renovated in 1990 losing most of its original antiquity.
019Atupothdeniya Pothgul Rajamaha ViharayaYesWesternGampahaAccording to folklore this temple has been in existence since the period of king Walagamba (89-77 BC).
020Ganewatta Purana Bodhimalu Tampita ViharayaYesWesternGampahaA Tampita Viharaya been built on  9 granite stumps with wooden steps at the entrance. The roof is tiled with with flat clay times, a common architectural feature of buildings of Kandyan Era. A small mandapa has been built in front of the building and connected at the roof.
021Girisiri Darshanarama Purana Tampita Viharaya, BauwiitaYesWesternGampahaA Tampita Viharaya built by Deva Pathiraja Senevi during the reign of king Parakramabahu II (1244 -1279) of Dambadeniya kingdom.
022Keragala Padmavathi Rajamaha ViharayaYesWesternGampahaOne of the most popular seat of learning of the ancient Kotte Kingdom.  Establishment of the temple is attributed to king Vijayabahu IV (1270-1272) of Dambadeniya kingdom. Only the pillars remain today.
023Kshethrarama Purana Tampita Viharaya, HapuwalanaYesWesternGampahaThis Tampita Viharaya has been built in the 1800’s and lies facing a paddy field.
024Mahalloluwa Sri Saddharmarama Purana Tampita ViharayaYesWesternGampahaThis Tampita Viharaya is unique in two ways. This structure is built on large pillars built out of a mixture of Kabok and granite rocks instead of granite or wooden pillars. Mahalloluwa is also the only Tampita Viharaya where a reclining Buddha statue can be found. 
025Metikotamulla Sadharma Thilakarama Purana ViharayaYesWesternGampahaAn ancient Tampita Viharaya hidden away away in Gampaha district which also has been declared as a protected archaeological monument.
026Mirigama Purana Tampita ViharayaYesWesternGampahaOnly source of information is Google Maps. No photos exists. Needs further confirmation. GPS location is at 7.2510541, 80.136981.
027Mottunna Sri Kireetaramaya Purana Tampita ViharayaYesWesternGampahaThis is considered one of the best preserved and maintained Tampita Viharaya in the Gampaha District. The structure is built on 16 granite stumps. A circumambulating path is built around the inner chamber with a wooden handrail.
028Raddalgoda Sri Jinendrarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesWesternGampahaThis Tampita Viharaya is built on nine granite stumps of about 3 feet in height. The structure is 8 feet 6 inches long and 6 feet 8 inches wide. A 1 feet 6 inch wide circumambulating path goes around the inner chamber.
029Samanabedda Rajamaha Viharaya, HanwellaYesWesternGampahaThe Tampita Viharaya has been completely demolished in a renovation carried out in 1920. GPS location 6.914988, 80.073936
030Thotewatta Patthini Devalaya, Madurupitiya, MirigamaNoWesternGampahaTampita Vihara structure of this Devalaya has been declared as an protected archaeological monument by the gazette dated 22 November 2002. No further information available.
031Wandurupitiya Ketewaththa Sathpaththini Tampita Devalayapossible
location
WesternGampahaAn ancient Tampita Pattini Devalaya hidden away away in Gampaha district which also has been declared as a protected archaeological monument.
032Warapalana Sri Jinendrarama Tampita ViharayaYesWesternGampahaThis Tampita Viharaya is built on 25 granite stumps of about 3 feet in height. The roof is tiled with Sinhala Ulu. The structure is 19'x15'3" in size. A 3'10" high short wall is built around the structure.
033Yatawatta Purana Tampita ViharayaNoWesternGampahaThis  Tampita Viharaya is built on 30 granite stumps of 4 feet in height. The viharaya is 20 feet long and 16 feet wide. There is a 2 feet 6 inch wide circumambulating path built around the chamber.
034Hakuruwela Peellawela Purana Rajamaha ViharayayesSouthernHambantotaThe temple can be dated back to the perod of 2-3 rd century BC. A Tampita Viharaya built during the Kandyan era can be found at this temple.
035Hathagala Purana Tampita ViharayayesSouthernHambantotaMuch of history of this temple is lost in time, but the temple has received royal patronage of king Kirthi Sri Rajasinghe (1747 – 1781) of Kandyan kingdom. The Tampita Viharaya in the temple has been built by Kirthi Sri Rajasinghe and a large bronze statue of Buddha gifted by the king is still in possession of the temple.
036Weeraketiya Seegala Purana Tampita ViharayayesSouthernHambantotaThe Tampita viharaya within this temple was declared as a protected archaeological monument by the gazette dated 6th June 2008.
037Kekunadola Rajamaha Viharaya (Prathiraja Pirivena)YesWesternKalutarabuilt during the reign of king Parakramabahu VI (1411-1463) by Sri Wardhana Prathiraja senevi after bringing Jaffna under Kotte kingdom.
038Arattana Minimarupitiya Tampita Viharayaapproximate areaCentralKandyViharaya is built on six stone stumps of 2 feet in height. Lies about 1 km from Daulugala Ambalama junction on the Eladetta Road.
039Danthure Rajamaha ViharayayesCentralKandyA two storied Tampita Vihara. The ground floor is used as the "Bana Maduwa" or a preaching hall.Musicians and dancers are sculptured on the four pillars at the centre of the hall.
040Daulagala Tampita Viharayaapproximate locationCentralKandyAn isolated tiny shrine built on four granite pillars hidden behind shops in the Daulagala town.
041Doragamuwa Shylapabbatharama Tampita ViharayayesCentralKandyA two storied Tampita Viharaya. Ground floor is a preaching hall. The Tampita Viharaya is built on 9 tall rock pillars. A wooden flight of steps on one side of the preaching hall takes you to upper floor.
042Dunkumbura Rajamaha Viharaya (Dunkumbura Tampita Viharaya)yesCentralKandyA Tampita Viharaya built around 1830-1840 hidden away in Thumpane. This is built on 25 granite pillars with a front porch and a Mandapa in front.
043Gampola Kadiresan Kovilnot knownCentralKandyLocated in Gampola town. The Tampita structure of the Kovil was declared as a protected archaeological monument by the gazette dated 9th September 2011
044Gondeniya Purana Tampita Viharayaapproximate areaCentralKandyA tampita viharaya surrounded by a larger hall. Built on 8 short granite stumps. Some of the older paintings have been replaced with new drawings.
045Kalotuwawa Purana Tampita ViharayayesCentralKandyThe tampita viharaya is built on a rock plain on top of 13 rock pillar stumps of about 3 feet in height. The door frame is decorated withe various wood carvings. At the top you will find a painting of "Panch Nari Getaya" (a design of five interlocked women) at the center with creeper designs. Painting of "Narilatha Flower" with female face at the center.
046Kumbaloluwa Tampita Viharayaapproximate areaCentralKandyKumbaloluwa Tampita Viharaya lies in the Viharagama area in Gamhatha in Kandy district.
047Malagammana Rajamaha viharayayesCentralKandyThe Tampita Viharaya at this temple was destroyed by the British forces in 1818. What you see today is the new temple built thereafter. GPS location 7.325055, 80.584784
048Medawala Rajamaha ViharayayesCentralKandyThe oldest Tampita Viharaya in existence. Built during king Kirthi Sri Rajasinghe in 1755.
049Minigamuwa Purana Tampita ViharayayesCentralKandyThis temple has been built during the reign of king Wimaladarmasuriya (1592 – 1604) for a priest called Buddhagammana thero. The Tampita Viharaya of the temple has been built by one of his students, Attadassi Thero.
050Minimarupitiya Tampita Viharayaapproximate areaCentralKandylies at a place called Minimarupitiya in Eladetta about seven miles from Kandy on the road to Dalugala.
051Muruddeniya Kandapita Purana Tampita ViharayaPossible locationCentralKandyLocated in Muruddeniya in Hatharaliyadda. This structure was declared as a protected archaeological monument by the gazette dated 22 November 2002.
052Sivurupitiya Bodhirukkarama ViharayanoCentralKandyThis Tampita Viharaya lies in Sivurupitiya in the Hatharaliyedda Divisional Secretary's Division. Was named as a protected archaeological monument by the gazette dated 8 July 2005.
053Suriyagoda Rajamaha ViharayayesCentralKandyThis Tampita Viharaya is built on nine wooden pillars on which wooden cross beams run to support the shrine room.
054Udathalawinna Purana Bomalu Tampita ViharayayesCentralKandyLies less than 10 km away from Kandy in Udathalawinna
055Unambuwa Purana Tampita ViharayayesCentralKandyLies just 1 kilometer away from Gampola town in Unambuwa
056Weligodapola Sri Dharmarama Pirivena Tampita ViharayayesCentralKandyOne of the largest Tampita Vihara in Kandy district. The image house is 17 feet 7 inches long and 11 feet 9 inches wide. A 2 feet 5 inch circumambulating path is built around the image house. The front porch is 7 feet long. The whole Tampita Structure is 29 feet 3 inches long and 18 feet 3 inches wide.
057Weliwita Sri Sanghikarama Tampita ViharayayesCentralKandyThis Tampita Viharaya is built on 20 granite stumps of 2 feet 9 inches high. The viharaya is 14 feet 6 inches long and 9 feet wide. A 2 feet 6 inch circumambulating path is built around the image house with a timber railing.
058Alkegama Sri Jayawardanarama Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleAlkegama Sri Jayawardanarama Viharaya lies in the Makehelwala area between Mawanella and Kadugamuwa.
059Aluthnuwara Dedimunda Devalaya, MawanellayesSabaragamuwaKegalleA small Tampita Devalaya built on a wooden platform on a rock.
060Ambulugala Sri Danthapaya Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya is built on 8 granite stumps rising 2 feet 8 inches above ground level. The image house is 9 feet long and 6 feet 6 inches wide.
061Arambegama Sri Sudassanarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleLies in Pitiyegama in Rambukkana. Declared as a protected archaeological site in 22 November 2002.
062Asmadala Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleUnfortunately the granite stumps of this Tampita Viharaya cannot be seen today since they have been buried in concrete, probably a attempt to keep the Tampita Viharaya intact after falling to despair.
063Atthanagoda Tampita Viharaya, MawanellayesSabaragamuwaKegalleDeclared as a protected archaeological site in 28 January 1977. Temple is located at GPS 7.235381, 80.401045
064Burunnewa Sri Nagarukkarama Tampita Viharaya, WarakapolayesSabaragamuwaKegalleAn ancient temple hidden away in middle of picturesque paddy fields between Ambepussa and Nelumdeniya.
065Devanagala Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalle
066Diyasunnatha Kirthi Sri Rajasinghe Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleA two storied Tampita Viharaya. The top floor is built on four 6'4" feet high timber pillars.
067Dodanthale Sri Seneviratnarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleA large two storied Tampita Viharaya initially built with the intention of building a palace by Molligoda Adhikaram
068Eraminigammana Sri Susilarama Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya at this temple is built on 20 granite stumps of about 2½ feet tall. There is a open  circumambulating path is built around the image house with no railing or protection. There is a Mandapa built in front of the temple. Both roofs are tiled with calicut tiles.
069Gammannagoda Sri Sudarshanarama Tampita Viharayaapproximate areaSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya is built on 15 granite stumps of about 2 feet tall. The wooden platform is built on large timber beams measuring 7 inches in height and 11 inches wide laid across the granite stumps.
070Gondiwala Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya at Gondiwala is built on six granite stumps of about 8 feet tall. The wooden platform is built on large timber beams laid across the granite stumps. The chamber of the Tampita Viharaya is 10 feet long.
071Hingula Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya structure at Hingula is 20 feet long and 17 feet wide. The image chamber is 12 feet 6 inches long and 9 feet 6 inches wide. The whole structure is built on thirteen 6 feet high granite pillars.
072Jeewana Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleAn ancient temple hidden away in middle of picturesque paddy fields in Devalegama area off Kegalle.
073Kadigamuwa Sri Nagawanarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleOnly place where you would come across two tampita viharaya structures in a single temple. Both structures are well preserved.
074Kariyagama Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleLies in Ussapitiya, 5 kilometers off Mawanella. The last conservation of the this Tampita Viharaya and the pillar base was carried out in 2010.
075Kempitikanda Sri Bodhirukkarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya is built on 8 granite stumps rising 2 feet 8 inches above ground level. The image house is 9 feet long and 6 feet 6 inches wide.
076Kiriyathanna Sri Sudarshanarama Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe image house on the Tampita Viharaya is 9 feet 7 inches long and 7 feet 6 inches wide. There is a circumambulating path around the image house protected by a wooden balustrade.
077Kivulpana Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleLies in between Kegalle and Mawanella, just 2 kilometers off the Kandy road.
078Lewangama Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya at Lewangama is tiny compared to other such structures and is placed at the center of Bana Madua making it part of this structure.
079Lewke Tampita Viharaya at Lewke WalawwayesSabaragamuwaKegalleA Tampita Viharaya built by the second Lewke Dissawe next to his ancestral home
080Madiliya Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya lies between Aranayake and Hemmathagama.
081Makehelwala Keppetipola Sri Abayaraja Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThis Tampita Viharaya is built on 21 granite pillars rising 7 feet from the ground. The image house is 20 feet 8 inches logng and 17 feet 10 inches wide. There is a 2 feet 6 inch wide circumambulating path going around the image house but the protective railing is missing.
082Makura Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya is built on 8 granite stumps rising 1 feet 10 inches off the ground level. The viharaya 11 feet long, 8 feet wide and about 7 feet in height.
083Maliyadda Sri Sudarshanarama Purana Tampita ViharayanoSabaragamuwaKegallelies off Mawanella on the Hemmathagama road. Location unknown. Video on the Tampita viharaya is here - https://youtu.be/o54CkukUZhk?t=28s
084Mangalagama Bodhimalakarama Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe structure is built on 2 feet 10 inch high 10 granite pillars. The image house is 16 feet 10 inches long and 10 feet 10 inches wide. Whole structure has been completely rebuilt in the 1960's.
085Mangedara Mahawatta Purana Tampita ViharayanoSabaragamuwaKegalleMangedara Tampita Viharaya was declared as an protected archaeological site in 22 November 2002. Mangedara lies just as you turn towards Kurunegala from Ambepussa. Exact location of the temple is unknown.
086Mannagoda Tempita Viharaya, MawanellanoSabaragamuwaKegallelocated in the Mawanella Divisional Secretary's Division. Was declared as a protected archaeological monument in 2nd November 1958.
087Mawela Malwathu Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleLies hidden away just few hundred meters away from Ganethenna Junction on Kandy Road in Kegalle District.
088Medagama Siri Sunandarama Tampita ViharyayesSabaragamuwaKegalleListed in the Book Sri Lankawe Tampita Vihara by Kusumsiri Wijayawardhana. No further information available.
089Medagama Sri Nagarukkaramaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThis Tampita Viharaya is listed in the book” Sri Lankawe Tampita Vihara” by Kusumsiri Wijayawardhana. No further information is available.
090Medagoda Pattini DevalayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleBuilt by Sitawaka Rajasinghe (1581 – 1591) this structure is dedicated to deity Pattini
091Medagodella Sri Sumanaramaya Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya at this temple is built on a natural rock plain. A 2 feet high platform has been constructed on the rock and 16 granite stumps with 1 foot 8 inches height have been placed on the platform to build the temple.
092Meepitiya Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya at this temple is is comparatively small and is built on a 4 feet high platform and 8 granite stumps with 1 foot height placed on the platform.
093Menikkadawara Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya of the Menikkadawara Rajamaha Viharaya lies on 14 granite stumps.
094Minuwangamuwa Shailamasthakarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThis Tampita Viharaya has been built around 1886. This is built on 6 granite pillars of 3 feet 3 inches tall. The image house is 10 feet 6 inches long and 7 feet 9 inches wide.
095Moragammana Sri Mayurapada Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleTemple consists of 2 tampita structures. A Tampita Viharaya and a Tampita Monk Residence.
096Muwapitiya Sri Sudharmarama Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleA small tampita viharaya standing on 13 stone pillars 3 feet above the ground. The pillars are erected on a platform 3 feet high.
097Nape Bodhirukkarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleToday a pirivena temple. Only the ruins of the Tampita Viharaya are found.
098Nawagamuwa Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya lies quite close to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage,
099Nikapitiya Sangasela ViharayanoSabaragamuwaKegalleA destroyed Tampita Viharaya. Take Bulathkohupitiya road from Kegalle. Take Nikapitiya road for 1.5 km from Kiripattiya Junction (14.5 km)
100Nikawewa Nagarukkarama Purana Tampita Viharayaapproximate areaSabaragamuwaKegalleThis Tampita Viharaya was in dilapidated state until recently when the Department of Archaeology restored this structure to its original state.
101Nilwakka Sri Bodhirukkarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya is built on a wooden platform built on 6 granite stumps. A wooden balustrade is build around the image house on the platform.
102Parape Sri Vishuddarama Purana Tampita Viharayaapproximate locationSabaragamuwaKegalleA well maintained Tampita Viharaya in its original form. Built on 7 feet high granite pillars.
103Podape Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya lies between Aranayake and Bulathkohupitiya in the Kegalle.
104Polambegoda Sri Sudarshanarma Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThis ancient Tampita Viharaya has been preserved in 1982 and lately in 2014.
105Randiligama purana Sidda Pathini Tampita DevalayanoSabaragamuwaKegalleRandiligama lies just passing Mediliya on Hemmathagama road. This was declared a protected archaeological site on June 6, 2008.
106Ranwala Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya is attributed to king Keerthi Sri Rajasinghe’s period (1747 – 1781) and retains the sculptures and paintings of the Kandyan period.
107Thalgaspitiya Deniyathanna Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleA Tampita Viharaya built on 20 granite pillars and was declared as a protected archaeology monument in 2005 by the gazette dated 8 July 2005.
108Thammita Sri Visuddharama ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe temple lies on the Sudugala - Arawpola road staring in Ussapitiya, 8 km away from Mawanella.
109Udanwita Sri Maliyadewa Arahantha Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleThe Tampita Viharaya has been modernized and reconstructed thus losing all its ancient murals. The granite pillars on which the image house stood have been removed in the new building.
110Udugama Purana Rajamaha Vihara Tampita ViharayanoSabaragamuwaKegalledeclared as a protected archaeological monument in 1 November 1996. Lies in Rambukkana DS Division.
111Udumulla Heenatipone IsipathanaramayanoSabaragamuwaKegalleThis temple is listed in the "Sri Lankawe Tampita Vihara" book by Kusumsiri Wijayawardhana. No further information is available.
112Wakirigala Abeysundararama Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleA small Tampita Viharaya with a prominent mandapaya in front.
113Walpola Sri Wijayasundararama Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaKegalleA tampita viharaya in good condition. Recently restored by Archaeology department.
114Wathura Kehelwatte Sri Sumanarama Tampita Viharayaapprox. areaSabaragamuwaKegalleKehelwatta lies 5km down Gevilipitiya road which starts from Hettimulla. This temple is listed in the "Sri Lankawe Tampita Vihara" book by Kusumsiri Wijayawardhana. No further information is available.
115Yatagama Sri Sunethrarama Purana Tampita Viharaya, Udadamaapprox. areaSabaragamuwaKegalleYatagama lies 4km off Rambukkana on the Rambukkana - Walgama Road. A video of the temple is at https://youtu.be/yBecAk4huCk . No further information is available.
116Inguruwaththa Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya at the Inguruwaththa Purana Viharaya is built on 2 feet 4 inches high 8 granite stumps during the era of king Kirthi Sri Rajasinghe (1747 – 1781).
117Ahugoda Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaBelieved to be built in the 7th century. The Tampita Viharaya is built inside a two story high building.
118Alawwa Paramaulla Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThis Tampita Viharaya is comparatively small and is built on 6 granite pillar stumps.
119Avulegama Bayawa Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya at the Bayawa Rajamaha Viharaya has been restored by the archaeological department in 2012.
120Badagamuwa Thorayaya Ancient Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya has been built during the era of king Kirthi Sri Rajasinghe (1747 – 1781) with 3 floors.
121Bathalagoda Wewa Ruinsapprox. areaNorth WesternKurunegalaDagaboa mound and the remains belonging to Tempita viharaya situated above the boundary of Bathalagoda Wewa in Bamunumulla in the Panduwasnuwara DS division.
122Bibiladeniya Sri Maliyadeva Maha Pirivena Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaLie on Marawila - Udubaddawa road, about 16 km from Marawila.
123Bihalpola Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya is built on 9 stone pillar stumps, 2 feet tall. The image house on the Tampita Viharaya is 13 feet in length and 9 feet 8 inches wide.
124Bingiriya Devagiri Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe history of the temple dates back to about 3rd Century BC.The Tampita Viharaya at Bingiriya is the largest in the country. The whole structure is 34 feet long and 24 feet wide. The temple is built on 24 granite pillars 6 feet high.
125Budumuththawa Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaA 2 storied Tampita Viharaya with the pillars decorated with carved wooden pillar heads. Two pillars contain inscriptions dating back to 12th century.
126Bulnewa Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya at the Bulnewa Rajamaha Viharaya was declared as an protected archaeological site on 23rd January 2009 by gazette number 1586.
127Dalukgolla Sri Purwarama Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe temple lies about 6 km from Nikaweratiya towards Yapahuwa on the B326 Road.
128Dambadeniya Galgamuwa Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaA Tampita Viharaya built on 20 granite stumps. An granite Sandakada Pahana (moonstone) lies at the entrance to the structure.
129Dambadeniya Sri Wijayasundararama Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaA 3 storied Relic House for Dantha Dhathu built during Dambadeniya era converted to a two stored Tampita Viharaya towards late Kandyan kingdom.
130Dandagamuwa Sri Sudharmarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya is built on 16 granite pillar stumps erected on a raised platform filled with gravel. A narrow circumambulating path is built around the image house with a wider space at the front.
131Deekirikewa Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaBuilt on 10 granite pillars which are plastered and painted. There is a narrow circumambulating path is built around the image house.
132Dethawa Sri Mahamuni Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaLie between Giriulla and Narammala. The Tampita Viharaya has been restored recently.
133Digampitiya Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya at the Digampitiya Purana Viharaya was declared as an protected archaeological site in 2002.
134Dorabawila Sri Sugatharamaya Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaUnusually high Tampita Viharaya with the granite pillars rising for 5 feet on top of a 2 feet foundation.
135Edandawala Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaA two storied Tampita Viharaya. The ancient statues and and the murals are still intact.
136Galayaya Sri Sudharamarama Purana Tampita ViharayanoNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya belonging to the Galayaya Sri Sudharamarama Purana Viharaya lies in Ihala Galayaya Grama Niladhari division, Pannala Divisional Secretary’s division. Was declared as a protected archaeological monument on 24 July 2009.
137Galayaya Sri Sumanarama Purana Tampita ViharayanoNorth WesternKurunegalaListed in the 'Sri Lankawe Tampita Vihara' by Kusumsiri Wijayawardhana. No further information available.
138Galgamuwa Tampitagoda Purana Tampita ViharayanoNorth WesternKurunegalaLies in Galgamuwa South Grama Niladhari Division in Alawwa DS Division. Gazetted as a protected monument in November 17, 2006 and again in 23rd February 2007.
139Gammana Bodhirukkarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya at Gammana Bodhirukkarama Purana Viharaya was declared as a protected archaeological monument by the gazette dated 7th December 2001.
140Gammatha Sri Bodhirukkharama Puana Tampita ViharayanoNorth WesternKurunegalaLies in Polgahawela area. Was declared as a protected archaeological monument on 07th December 2001.
141Ganangamuwa Sri Purvaramaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaBuilt during the Kandyan era and was declared as an protected archaeological monument by the gazette issued on 24th July 2009.
142Hindagahawewa Wedaungala Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaLies 11 km from Panduwasnuwara. Part of the historical significance of this structure has been lost due to some restorations in the recent past.
143Hindhawa Sri Wijesundararamaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe temple lies 7 km off Wariyapola in the Bamunakotuwa area.
144Hiripathwella Mayurawathi Sri Bodhirajarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya was declared as an protected archaeological monument by the Department Archaeology in 2009.
145Hulugalla Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya of the Hulugalla temple is a wooden structure built on 16 granite pillars.
146Indulgoda Sri Pushparamaya Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya at Indulgoda Sri Pushparamaya Rajamaha Viharaya was declared as a protected archaeological monument on the gazette dated 7th December 2001.
147Kadawalagedara Sulugulu Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya is built on rather tall granite pillars, about 5 feet high. Both inner and the outer walls of the image house are covered with murals.
148Kahatawilagedara Swarnaprathibimbaramaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThis Tampita Viharaya was declared as an Protected Archaeological Site by the government by the gazette dated 24th July 2009. No further information is available.
149Kalavana Sri Sugatharama Purana Tampita ViharayanoNorth WesternKurunegalaDeclared as an protected monument in December 07, 2001. - gazette notification - The ancient Tampita Vihara situated within the premises of Sri Sugatharama Vihara in the village of Kalavana of the Divisional Secretary’s Division of Polgahawela of Kurunegala District in the North Western Province
150Kaluhendiwela Mayurawathi Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaA small Tampita Viharaya built on 8 granite stups. Was declared as a protected archaeological monument on 7th December 2001.
151Kalundawa Sri Sudharmarama Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaKalundawa is the village that king Parakramabahu II spent his childhood in hiding. The Tampita Viharaya seems have been renovated losing its antiquity.
152Kanugala Sri Pushparama Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalahe Tampita Viharaya is built on a wooden platform on six large granite stumps.
153Katupitiya Sri Nagarukkaramaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya at Gammana Bodhirukkarama Purana Viharaya was declared as a protected archaeological monument by the gazette dated 22nd November 2002
154Kolambagama Miyugunarama Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThis Tampita Viharaya is built using 23 boulders of different sizes placed to keep the four wooden bases in place.
155Kolambalamulla Bodhirukkharama Purana Pothgul Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThis temple is located in Talawattegedara between Polgahawela and Pothuhera.
156Kolamunna Sri Sugatharamaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya is built on 8 granite stumps laid in 2 rows. The entrance to the image house is plain and lacks statues or paintings. The outer wall too lacks any murals.
157Konduruwapola Rajamaha Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya is built upon 11 granite stumps of varying heights to balance the unevenness of the rock plateau. The structure is 23 feet 8 inches long and 18 feet 6 inches wide.
158Kongahagedara Sri Bodhidrumaramaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya is built upon 16 granite stumps. The exquisite wood carvings on pillars and the roof is one of the important feature of this structure.
159Kongoda Bodhirajaramaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThis temple is listed in the 'Sri Lankawe Tampita Vihara' book by Kusumsiri Wijayawardhana. No further information is available.
160Kudagalgamuwa Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThis Tampita Viharaya was declared as a protected archaeological monument on the gazette dated 25th April 1980.
161Kumbukwewa Sri Nagarukkarama ancient Tampita ViharayanoNorth WesternKurunegalaLies in Kumbukwewa village in the Katupotha PS division. Declared as an protected monument in 1967.02.23
162Lunukadawella Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaA tampita viharaya on 7 granite pillars which has been completely renovated losing its all antiquity.
163Madahapola Sri Rathanapalaramaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe temple lies on the Melsiripura - Rambe road, about 7.5 km from Melsiripura and 15 km from Rambe.
164Mahamithawa Sri Sumittaramaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaBuilt on 20 massive granite pillars about 4 feet tall and the walls are painted on a layer of clay. Unfortunately it doesn’t have the original paintings of Kandyan era, murals in the structure seems to have been recently retouched by an amateur painter losing both its originality and beauty.
165Malagamuwa Udugodagama Ancient Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya is comparatively small. A narrow circumambulating path with no protective rail surrounds the image house. The entrance and the outer wall of the image house is painted orange and its unclear if there were any murals on the walls.
166Maspotha Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThis Tampita Viharaya was declared as a protected archaeological monument on the gazette dated 22nd November 2002.
167Maunawa Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaA Tampita Viharaya (temple built on pillars). Unfortunately this temple has been renovated in 1910 destroying all its antiquity.
168Nagabodhi Dravarama Tampita ViharayanoNorth WesternKurunegalaThis temple is listed in the "Sri Lankawe Tampita Vihara" book by Kusumsiri Wijayawardhana. The temple lies 8 kms on the the Makandura - Kuliyapitiya Road.
169Nakkawatta Purana Tampita ViharayanoNorth WesternKurunegalaLies in Kuliyapitiya east. Was declared as a protected archaeological monument on 19th May 1967.
170Nawinna Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaLies in Nawinna off Wariyapola. Has been declared as a protected archaeological monument.
171Pahala Baladora Sri Nagarukkarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaLies in about 9 km off Panduwasnuwara. Restored in 2017.
172Palugamuwa Sri Pushparama Purana Devapita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe temple lies between Dummalasuriya and Udubaddawa on the Madampe - Kuliyapitiya road, about 11 km from Madampe and 13 km from Kuliyapitiya.
173Paluwella Angeerasuththararamaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaLies about 13 km off Kuliyapitiya. Listed in the book “Sri Lankawe Tampita Vihara” By Kusumsiri Vijayawardana and not much information is available.
174Panduwasnuwara Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThis Tampita Viharaya is built on 16 granite pillar stumps. A mandapaya has been built in front of this temple using another 6 large granite pillars.
175Sapugaskanda Sri Vijaya Sunandarama Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya is built on 20 granite pillar stumps and is comparatively large. The structure is completely covered with a plastered wall from floor to the roof.
176Sri Swarna Bimbarama Viharaya, KotuwewattayesNorth WesternKurunegalawas protected as an archaeological monument by the Gazette published on 27 July 2001. Link points to Usgala Swarnabimbarama Viharaya which might be the same.
177Talammehera Sri Sunandarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya is built on 10 granite pillar stumps with a narrow circumambulating. The image house lacks any murals.
178Udubaddawa Shilapokkarani Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaA Tampita Viharaya which has been restored recently. The statues inside has lost its original artistic form due to latter renovations.
179Uyanegama Sri Nagabodhi Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya at Uyanegama Sri Nagabodhi Rajamaha Viharaya was declared as a protected archaeological monument on the gazette dated 24th July 2009.
180Watareka Wanguthanna Sri Sunandaramaya Ancient Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaBuilt by king Kirthi Sri Rajasinghe ((1747 – 1781). High granite pillars creating a 2 storied building.
181Wathuwaththa Sri Sunandarama Purana Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe Tampita Viharaya is built on 18 granite pillar out of 10 pillars are made of brick and mortar and the rest stone.
182Werahera Sri Siddhartharama Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaThe temple lies in Werahera off Yakwila between Pannala and Kuliyapitiya. It lies about 6 km from Pannala and 15 km from Kuliyapitiya.
183Yakarawatta Purana Siddha Pattini Tampita DevalayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaA Tampita Devalaya built on 8 granite pillar stumps. Believed to be over 500 years old.
184Yataththawala Bodhiwansaramaya Tampita Rajamaha ViharayayesNorth WesternKurunegalaA temple belonging to the era of the Dambadeniya kingdom with a Tampita Viharaya belonging to the Kandyan Era. Declared as a protected site in 2009.
185Dembawa Purana Tampita ViharayayesCentralMataleA small yet well maintained Tampita Viharaya lying on six granite pillars. A single seated Buddha statue lies inside the viharaya.
186Mahavehera Purana Tampita ViharayayesCentralMataleprobably built in the 16th century, the original building has been renovated destroying its original pillar structure but still maintains its original form within the image house.
187Makulatenna Raja Maha ViharayayesCentralMatale
188Mananwatta Sri Bodhiraja ViharayayesCentralMataleLocated in Mananwatta in Aluthgama, Matale. GPS location is 7.683387, 80.597623. Only source of infromation this temple being a Tampita Viharaya is ; historicasrilanka.blogspot.com/2012/11/blog-post_25.html
189Matihaththa Gurubebila Purana Tampita ViharayayesCentralMataleThe Tampita Viharaya is built on short granite stumps as the center part of a larger building. A narrow circumambulating path with no protective rail surrounds the image house.
190Medabedda Sri Bodhimalu Purana Tampita ViharayayesCentralMataleRuins of a Tampita viharaya can be seen at this temple.
191Muwandeniya Sri Dammaloka Purana Tampita Viharayaapprox. areaCentralMataleUnfortunately this Tampita Viharaya has been completely rebuilt and has lost its architectural and archaeological value.
192Narangolla Purana Tampita ViharayanoCentralMataleThe temple can be reached through Gammaduwa road reachable through Kalthota, Matale. Protected archaeological site - "The Tampita vihara of the Narangolla ancient vihara premises in the Grama Niladhari Division of Narangolle-E, in Ambanganga Divisional Secretary’s Division, in Matale District, Central Province"
193Selagama Bulathwatta Purana Tampita Viharayaapprox. areaCentralMataleUnfortunately this Tampita Viharaya has been completely rebuilt. The image house is no longer on pillars but on a cemented platform built burying the pillars. The walls and the roof too have been completely rebuilt with cement and new roofing tiles.
194Thalakiriyawa Purana Tampita ViharayayesCentralMataleA tiny tampita viharaya neglected with time, one horizontal beam is now supported by a stack of clay tiles.
195Udasgiriya Bomaluwa Purana Tampita ViharayaPossible locationCentralMataleA small Tampita Viharaya on 6 uneven granite pillars. Built by king Keerthi Sri Rajasinghe.
196Walawela Pamunuwa Purana Tampita ViharayayesCentralMataleThis comparatively small Tampita Viharaya is built on 9 short granite stumps. The original murals and statues of the Kandyan era can be still seen.
197Welangahawatta Sri Dhamajothiyarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesCentralMataleThe viharaya lies about 17 km from Matale off Rattota.
198Agalakada Sri Dharmarakshitha Purana ViharayayesSouthernMataraBuilt during the reign of king Kirthi Sri Rajasinhe (1747 – 1781). Tampita Viharaya has been destroyed. Only pillar stumps exists today.
199Dampahala Vilayaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesSouthernMataraBuilt on a frame built with 15 inch thick Na timber beams on a 3 feet high granite pillars.
200Kadukanna Gangarama Purana Tampita ViharayanoSouthernMataraKadukanna lies just passing Thelijjawila on the Matara Akuressa Road. No information regarding the status of the Tampita Viharaya
201Kamburupitiya Ransegoda Purana Tampita ViharayayesSouthernMataraThis Tampita Viharaya is listed in the "Sri Lankawe Tampita Vihara" book by Kusumsiri Wijayawardhana. No further information is available.
202Matara Hiththatiya Rajamaha ViharayayesSouthernMataraThe Tampita Viharaya has been destroyed by the floods in 1760 and the current image house has been built on this site.
203Narawelpita Thorawita Purana Tampita Viharayaapprox. areaSouthernMataraThis Tampita Viharaya was reported to be in a dilapidated state in 2017.
204Watagedara Sri Sudarshanaramaya Purana Pothgul Tampita ViharayayesSouthernMataraA two storied Tampita Viharaya built on tall granite pillars just 4 km off the Godagama exit on the Southern Expressway
205Bibile Kokunnewa Purana Tampita ViharayayesUvaMonaragalaLie 6.5 kms on the Inginiyagala road. declared as an protected archaeological site in 2009
206Buttala Aluthwela Thibbatuwawa Purana Tampita ViharayayesUvaMonaragalaTemple going back to pre-christian era. Tampita Viharaya stands on 16 granite pillars. All walls painted in white. No original murals or statues.
207Buttala Happoruwa Purana Tampita ViharayayesUvaMonaragalaTemple going back to king Devanampiyatissa (250-210 BC). Only record of a Tampita Viharaya at the temple is on Wikipidia. Need confirmation.
208Hambegamuwa Pulinathalarama ViharayanoUvaMonaragalaTampita Viharaya declared as a protected archaeological site on 22nd November 2002. lies in the Kotavehera village in Thanamalwila.
209Kotasara Piyangala Raja Maha ViharayayesUvaMonaragalaLies in Bibile. The Tampita viharaya and the ancient Bhikku dwelling have been declared as protected monuments.
210Tampita Ruins at Yatiyallathota Archaeological ReserveyesUvaMonaragalaRuins of a Tampita Viharaya. Only granite stumps exists among other ruins which probably belonging to Anuradhapura era.
211Niyamgamdora Rajamaha ViharayayesCentralNuwara EliyaThe Pattini Devalaya of this temple has been built on a Tampita Structure.
212Padiyapelella Bodhimalkada Purana Tampita ViharayayesCentralNuwara EliyaUnfortunately the base has been filled and the “Tam” or pillars of this structure has been covered during later renovations and now appears as a temple built on a normal foundation.
213Pusulpitiya Rajamaha Viharaya, KotmaleyesCentralNuwara EliyaA two storied Tampita Viharaya
214Bodhirukkharamaya Purana Tampita Viharaya - KottukachchiyayesNorth WesternPuttalamTampita Viharaya declared as a protected archaeological site on 23 January 2009. Lies between Puttalam and Anamaduwa.
215Dikwela Sri Vishuddharamaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternPuttalamUnfortunately this Tampita Viharaya has been modernized losing all its architectural and historical value. Only the granite pillars seems to be of the original viharaya.
216Karambewa Sri Sudarshanarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternPuttalamIs built upon 10 granite pillars which are about 3 1/2 feet high. These pillars are decorated with with wooden pillar heads. The end of wooden cross beams which lies on top of the pillars are too carved.
217Mahawewa Sri Nagarama Purana Tampita ViharayayesNorth WesternPuttalamTampita Viharaya declared as a protected archaeological site on 23 February 2007 and restored in 2010. Lies between Marawila and Chilaw.
218Thinapitiya Tampita Viharaya - Kadupitiya, MadampeyesNorth WesternPuttalamA Tampita Viharaya (temple on pillars) lying on the border of Thinapitiya Wewa (Maha Wewa) in Madampe. Pillars have been reinforced with concrete but the rest is in a reasonable state of preservation.
219Dapane Sri Jayasumanaramaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaRatnapuraLies inside a larger building buit at a latter stage. The Tampita Viharaya is in Good condition.
220Elugala Rajamaha Viharaya, BalangodayesSabaragamuwaRatnapuraalso known as Pinnawala Sri Pushparama Purana Tampita Rajamaha Viharaya.
221Godakawela Sri Mahinda Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaRatnapuralies in the middle of the Godakawela town
222Halpe Pattini DevalayayesSabaragamuwaRatnapuraA popular Tampita Devalaya in Halpe. Two stories are built on short granite stumps.
223Kandegedara Tampita ViharayanoSabaragamuwaRatnapuraThe Performance Report Department of Archaeology for 2010 describes spending Rs 279,000 for conservation work of the Kandegedara Tampita Viharaya. No further information on the temple available.
224Kumbalgama Sri Vishuddharamaya Purana Tampita ViharayanoSabaragamuwaRatnapuraProtected as an archaeological monument - The Kumbalgama Sri Visuddhaaraama Ancient Tampita Viharaya and the surrounding moat in the Kumbalgama Grama Niladhari Division in the Imbulpae Divisional Secretary’s Division, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province.

The base of the viharaya along with the stone pillars has been filled and cannot been seen. A larger hall has been built surrounding the tampita viharaya making it invisible.

225Maduwanwela Mudalindaramaya Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaRatnapuraHas been built by the famous Maduwanwela Dissawe and lies close to his mansion in Maduwanwela.
226Nedun Rajamaha Viharaya, KiriellayesSabaragamuwaRatnapuraTampita Viharaya has been built completely in Nadun timber. Structure not seen today. The current structure possibly built around the original Tampita Viharaya.
227Omalpe Purana Tampita ViharayayesSabaragamuwaRatnapuraa two storied Tampita Viharaya. Has been restored by the Department of Archaeology recently.
228Pelmadulla Rajamaha ViharayayesSabaragamuwaRatnapuraThe Tempita viharaya is erected on 16 stone pillars and is believed to be over 400 years. It has gone through some renovation losing some of its historical value.
229Walalgoda Purana Tempita Viharaya, EmbilipitiyayesSabaragamuwaRatnapuraAn large two storied Tampita Viharaya built on 16 wooden pillars.
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