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Buddangala Monastery

Buddangala Monastery Entrance
Buddha Statue at the entrance of the Buddangala Monastery

Buddhangala Monastery is located not far away from Ampara town and the road condition is good due to recent Development process. Please note that there may be wild elephant movements close by so avoid travelling at night time.

 View just before the sunset- Buddangala Monastery
View just before the sunset @ Buddangala Monastery

Buddhanga temple is build on a cascading rocks and a lake was built to store water for monastery monks. Once you climb to the most highest rock, you can get a good view of the surrounding.

Samanera monks at  Buddangala Monastery
Samanera monks at Buddangala Monastery

There is a recently build replicas of Polonnaruwa Gala Viharaya Buddha statues, which can be seen from the distance.

Replica of Polonnaruwa Gal Viharaya at Buddangala Monastery
Replica of Polonnaruwa Gal Viharaya at Buddangala Monastery

Buddangala Monastery
Buddangala Monastery

Buddangala Monastery
Buddangala Monastery

Sunset from Buddangala Monastery
Sunset from Buddangala Monastery

Migadaya at Buddangala Monastery
Migadaya at Buddangala Monastery

Buddangala Monastery
Buddangala Monastery Boo Tree

Buddhangala dageba is special among other pagodas in Sri Lanka, because it is enshrined with relics of Load Buddha and Seriyuth and Mugalan Maha theros.

Buddangala Dagoba
Buddangala Dagoba enshrined with the relics of Buddha and his two leading monks Seriyuth and Mugalan theros.

Buddangala Monastery
Buddangala Monastery

You can visit the mini museum, which displays artifacts found in recent past.

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