Gangarama Temple, Colombo

Gangarama Temple
Gangarama Temple

Gangarama Temple is located in the heart of the Colombo city by the Beire Lake. This is one of the prominent Buddhist center in Colombo and visited by many local and foreign devotes daily.

Gangarama Temple
The main Shrine Room -Gangarama Temple

If you visit Gangarama Temple in morning hours, you can see many young crowed come there and used to meditate for sometime before starting their daily office work. Even though Gangarama is not relative a large temple in land extent, there are many more things to see there. Actually this is a cultural museum, which displays many exhibits related to Sri Lankan history as well as other regional Buddhist countries.

Gangarama Temple Elephant
Gangarama Temple Elephant

Gangarama Temple Pagoda
Gangarama Temple Pagoda

Gangaramaya Temple was established by most venerable Hikkaduewe Sri Sumanga Thero, nearly a 120 years ago. Ven Devundera Sri Jinarathana Nayaka Thero was the first head priest of this.

Gangarama Temple  Boo Tree
Gangarama Temple Boo Tree

Gangarama Seema Malakya is located in the Beire Lake and you can reach via small wooden bridge.

Gangarama Temple

Gangarama Temple Museum

Gangarama Temple

Gangarama Temple

The Famous Gangarama Nawam Perehara, which was a annual event from year 1979, attracts many visitors. This procession consist of thousands of dancer and large number of elephants. And seconds only to Sri Dalada Perahara.

Gangarama Temple

Gangarama Temple

Gangarama Temple

Gangarama Temple

Gangarama Temple Image Museum

Hemamala Kumariya and Dantha Kumaru ( Princess Hemamala and Prince Dantha)
Hemamala Kumariya and Dantha Kumaru ( Princess Hemamala and Prince Dantha)

Gangarama Temple image museum
Gangarama Temple image museum

Gangarama Temple image museum
Gangarama Temple image museum

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