Colossal Buddha Statue at Rambadagalla

The Colossal 67.5 feet high Buddha Statue  at Rambadagalla Vidyasagara Temple in the Rideegama DS division will be revealed  on April 30. This is thought to be the world’s tallest rock-slashed situated Buddha picture.

On the welcome of Rambadagalla Chief Incumbent Egodamulle Amaramoli Thero, in the vicinity of  Maha Sangha inlcuding  Mahanayake of Amarapura  Chapter Aggamaha Panditha Most Ven. Dauldena Gnanissara Thero, Mahanayake of Ramanna Chaptor Agga Maha Panditha Most Ven. Napana Pemasiri Thero the disclosing function will be held under the support of President Maithripala Sirisena and Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera on April 30 at 3.30pm.

Eight centuries after the haughty memorable manifestations of the statues of Galvihara Polonnaruwa, another sinhala legend drove the best approach to recover the last noteworthy pride of our past. The individual who carried this considerable undertaking of recovering the down trodden magnificence wonderfulness and grandness of the country, is  Mahanayaka of the Amarapura Ariyawansa Saddhamma Yukktika Maha Nikaya Ven.. Egodamulla Amaramoli Threro, the boss officeholder of Vidyasagara Priven Vihara, Monaragala, Rambodagalla, Rideegama, Kurunegala.

The thought for the tremendous Buddha statue has  initially dawned on the boss prelate as he sat startled viewing the wanton demolition of the huge Buddha statues at Bamiyan in Afghanistan. As the scenes of demolition unfolded over TV, the Thera has determined that he would do whatever conceivable to assemble a Buddha statue to adversary those passed up a gathering of religious fanatics.

Ven.Amaramoli Thero’s unfaltering lover and unfailing supporter has been Head of Eswaran Brothers D. Eassuwaren.

This devoted humanist, an enthusiastic Hindu was fundamentally instrumental in getting the master administrations of Master Stone Sculptor of India, Bharatha Padma Shri Muttiah Sthapathi. In spite of the fact that his precursors had taken part in the sculptural works at Gadaladeni Vihara, Sthapathi had not executed any Buddha molds anytime recently.

Stapathi rendered his administrations completely free. This is the first and last Buddha figure he will make. He has described this Samadhi Buddha design as his ‘perfect work of art’.

“The peaceful and alleviating teachings of the Supreme Buddha go far to scatter the indecencies of contempt, lack of awareness and desiring that scratch the inherent excellence of the human personality. This huge statue of the Buddha, slashed out of the living rock, by Indian skilled workers, will reinforce the perpetual profound ties that connection our two countries into an everlasting fellowship”, composed  Former High Commissioner for India in Sri Lanka Nirupama Rao who went by the site.

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Foreign Tourists gather in Sri Lanka for Spiritual Comfort

Dagoba in anurdhapuraThe number of tourist arrival in the island of Sri Lanka is increased by more than 100% since the end of ethnic war 2005. Large number of holiday makers is drawn to the beach resort areas, while another considerable number of them are drawn to the cities such as Kandy, Anuradhapura, Dambulla and Polonnaruwa, where they enjoy the spiritual comfort besides the overwhelming natural beauty. Wildlife reserves, patches of forests, archaeological sites, Buddhist temples and Hindu temples are the major attractions here.

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Sri Lanka Scenic Mountains

adams peakDriving towards the interior of Sri Lanka to encounter the mountains can be a time consuming and adventurous drive with many twists and turns. The road to Nuwara Eliya, Bandarawela, and Ella has large number of turns from Colombo. But you barely notice them as you stare out the window at the densely covered hills rolling like waves into the horizon. It is green as far as one could see, and the visitors are struck by the beauty of Sri Lanka’s mountains. Continue reading Sri Lanka Scenic Mountains

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TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN KANDY

Visit Temple of the Tooth Relic

Temple of the tooth relicOne of the top tourist and local attractions in Kandy is the temple of the tooth relic (Dalada maligawa), which was built as the official residence of the Royal family. But today, it is the most sacred Buddhist temple in the island, where the left eye tooth of Buddha is housed. Occasionally it is used for state ceremonies, and the rest of the time is allocated to keeping it open for the public to pay homage to the tooth relic. Continue reading TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN KANDY

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Ella: Sri Lanka’s Mountain Backpackers Paradise

Ella gap by seerendipity

By far Ella is a least explored remote adventure holiday destination in the island of Sri Lanka. You will encounter many backpackers here and most of them are repeat travelers. It is well-known fact that Ella attracts large number of backpackers and hears “It’s aaaaa-mazing! It’s so much fun. There’s healthy food, incredible drinks, and beautiful mountains. You’ll never want to leave,” they would explain, as if talking about the Garden of Eden. Continue reading Ella: Sri Lanka’s Mountain Backpackers Paradise

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Ultimate Sri Lanka road trip

Ultimate Sri Lanka road trip

Sri Lanka is small in size but country is a big in holiday destination perspective. The country has stunning landscape, peistine beaches, fascinating culture, and century’s old archaeological sites. Nestled kissing  the southern tip of India, Sri Lanka is the southern most inhabited piece of land on earth, it is difficult to think that someone easily overlook the island in favor of other holiday destination in Asia, due to its popularit as a holiday destination.   Continue reading Ultimate Sri Lanka road trip

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White water rafting at the adventure playground of Sri Lanka

White water rafting sri lanka

Kitulgala is a remote and sleepy town in the western Sri Lanka, which is about 100km away from the commercial capital, Colombo. Most adventure lovers heading for Kitulgala in order to appease their never ending desire for adventurous activities. Settled in a forested locality bordering the Kelani River, the visitors of Kitulgala are bestowed with beautiful scenery and many sites for adventure sports. This photogenic region is a settlement for large number of mountains, and a top hiking spot for the ramblers on the island. Continue reading White water rafting at the adventure playground of Sri Lanka

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