Tag: Bentota

Bentota Bodhimalu Rajamaha Viharaya – බෙන්තොට බෝධිමළු රජමහා විහාරය

Bentota Bodhimalu Rajamaha Viharaya

Bodhimalu Rajamaha Viharaya has been built during the reign of the minister Devaprathiraja of the king Saddhatissa (137-119 BC) by the minister Devapathiraja. It is believed that one of the first 32 samplings of from Sri Maha Bodhi is planted here.

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Bentota Wanawasa Rajamaha Viharaya – බෙන්තොට වනවාස රජමහා විහාරය

Bentota Wanawasa Rajamaha Viharaya

Built during era of King Devanampiyatissa ((250-210 BC) The Wanawasa Rajamaha Viharaya of Bentota is believed to be the one part of the Panchamaha Vihara complex of Bentota.

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Kande Viharaya – Aluthgama – අලුත්ගම කන්දේ විහාරය

Kande Viharaya - Aluthgama

Kande Viharaya of Atulgambadde in Kalutara District is a perfect place of worship complete with all the essential components of a Buddhist temple and receives veneration of people both home and abroad. This sacred place was founded by Venerable Karapagala Dewamitta Thero in about 1734

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Bentota Galapatha Rajamaha Viharaya – බෙන්තොට ගලපාත රජමහා විහාරය

The Nari Latha motifs carved on the stone door pillars at the Benthara Galapatha Raja Maha Vihara.

Close to this Bentota river lies an ancient temple named Bentota Galapatha Raja Maha Viharaya. This temple is believed to hold the tooth relic of Maha Kashyapa Thero.

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