Bibiladeniya Sri Maliyadeva Maha Pirivena Purana Tampita Viharaya – බිබිලාදෙණිය ශ්‍රී මලියදේව මහ පිරිවෙණ පුරාණ ටැම්පිට විහාරය

 

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Bibiladeniya Sri Maliyadeva Maha Pirivena

Bibiladeniya Sri Maliyadeva Maha Pirivena

Bibiladeniya Sri Maliyadeva Maha Pirivena is an ancient Buddhist temple now turned in to a Buddhist seat of learning with an ancient Tampita Viharaya belonging to the Kandyan era. The temple lies on the Marawila – Udubaddawa road,  about 16 km from Marawila and 4 km from Udubaddawa. To reach the temple from Marawila, travel16,5 km on the  Udubaddawa road passing Naththandiya and Bibiladeniya. The temple lies on to the right of the road.

A Tampita Viharaya is a structure 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. Walls inside the chamber is more or less always covered in paintings drawn mainly in Kandyan style.

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Driving Directions to Bibiladeniya Sri Maliyadeva Maha Pirivena Purana Tampita Viharaya

Route from Marawila to Bibiladeniya Sri Maliyadeva Maha Pirivena Purana Tampita Viharaya

Though : Dambadeniya – Metiyagane
distance : 14  km
Travel time :20 mins
Time to spend : 20-30  mins
Driving directions : see on google map

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