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Main Temple of Mahamevnawa

Take more time to stay here ,So you can refresh your mind set.Attend to the religious workshops and... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Kandy, Sri Lanka

We took a trip to the monastery on our way back from Kandy and wow was it worth it, a little off... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Leek, United Kingdom
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Waduwawa | Yatigal Oluwa, Polgahawela 60300, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Take more time to stay here ,So you can refresh your mind set.Attend to the religious workshops and listen to the blessed instructions . I recommend a full day stay . Please make sure call them prior to visit so that you can have an...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NishD
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We took a trip to the monastery on our way back from Kandy and wow was it worth it, a little off the beaten track but such a beautiful place, the fantastic attention to detail, the spiritual feeling you are left with make it a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Daveshent
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

In Sri Lanka this is the place for true Buddhism. Every Poya Day there are separate Dhamma program for children and adults. Lot of quality Dhamma books are available for sale.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Pamila75
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most popular Buddhist Temple and also the Main Monastery of Mahamevnawa Chain of Buddhism and Buddhist Meditation practicing centres worldwide. If anybody visits Sri Lanka, they must have a visit to this place as well as better to get some...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Priyal W
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Great place with great buddhist monks who are dedicated for path to Nibbana. Please visit with your friends & family.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Jayanatha J
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Namo Buddhaya, As a lay follower, I really grateful to Loku Swaminwahansa for creating Siri Gautama Sambuddharaja Maligawa and we were so fortunate to visit Siri Gautama Sambuddharaja Maligawa while we were in Sri Lanka. For me this is a place I will never get...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank pradeepinfernando
Reviewed 12 February 2016

My Sinhalese wife took me here one very hot and sunny lunchtime. Easy to reach via train and a short ride in a tuk tuk or bus, this is stunningly beautiful modern Buddhist temple in the Forest Tradition. The main Buddha rupa is serene, and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Nimitta
Reviewed 23 September 2014

A place you can meet lot of Kalyana miththa.. Sambudu Raja Maligawa was a miracle. Must visit place by anyone who likes to see Buddhist culture.

Date of experience: September 2014
4  Thank Kasun R
Reviewed 27 January 2014

We visited this new modern temple called Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery in Polgahawela on our way from visiting Bambaragala Rajamaha Viharaya. The temple is very beautiful with all the Shining Statues of Buddah and godesses.But so many rules for a Buddhist monastery, you have to line...More

Date of experience: January 2014
6  Thank Dhanu W
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