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Rambodagalla Buddha Statue

  Province North west
  District Kurunagala
  Nearest Town Ridigama
  Period 13th September, 2003
  Ruler -

Introduction

Creation of Rambodagalla Buddha Statue was started in 13th September, 2003. Chief Artist of this creation is Mr. Padma Sri M Mutthaia Sthipathi, from India. Once the work is completed, this will be the largest rock carved Buddha statue in Sri Lanka.

The main person behind this this creation of the Buddha statue is the Ven. Egodamulla Amaramoli Threro, the chief incumbent of Vidyasagara Priven Vihara, Monaragala, Rambodagalla, Rideegama, Kurunegala. He got this this idea crating a large Buddha statue after seeing the destruction of Bahamian Buddha Statues in Afghanistan by Talibans.