World’s tallest rock-hewn seated Buddha statue to be unveiled tomorrow

Ziggy | 29 Apr, 2015 12:36PM | Leave a comment

The Colossal 67.5 feet high Buddha Statue  at Rambadagalla Vidyasagara Temple in the Rideegama DS division will be unveiled  tomorrow (30), the Government Information Department (GID) announced. This is considered to be the world’s tallest rock-hewn seated Buddha image.

On the invitation of Rambadagalla Chief Incumbent Egodamulle Amaramoli Thero, in the presence 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 unveiling ceremony will be held under the auspices of President Maithripala Sirisena and Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera.