The Vijitharama Buddhist Temple located at No 26, Vijitharama Lane, Embuldeniya, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka founded by late Venerable Udahamulle Chandaloka Nayaka thero is a premise that had offered immense service for the spiritual and cultural development of the people in the area. The temple was abandoned in mid 80s without monks for a long time. In the year 2011 in parallel to the 2600th Sambuddhatva Jayanthi Celebration the restoration work of the temple was started under the guidance of the new abbot Venerable Muruthamure Pannaloka Thero. Three story building for the shrine hall, monks’ residence and meditation hall is almost completed and the temple was officially reopened on 26th July 2012.
Vijitharama Buddhist Temple is dedicated To train young Buddhist monks with the necessary knowledge, skill and attitude with the right kind of program at an institution with the right kind of atmosphere to facilitate the missionary service and there by direct them to the western world to take the teachings of the Buddha.
To provide facilities and guidance to practice meditation for the individuals who seek peace of mind and happiness; and gradually bring people to a depth of realization of the Buddha's path of liberation through practice.
To organize children’s programs where they learn Buddha’s teachings, emphasizing loving kindness, compassion, respect for others, sharing and keeping happy hearts. These programs help to build up mentally healthy and spiritually high young generation.
Spread the teachings of the ‘Theravada Buddhist Philosophy’ internationally (Europe and America) to familiarise the concepts to the individuals who seek peace of mind from their severe stress in day to day life through guidance of knowledgeable Buddhist monks.
To train novice monks with the necessary knowledge, skill and attitude with the right kind of program at an institution with the right kind of atmosphere to facilitate the missionary service and there by direct them to the western world to take the teachings of the Buddhist philosophy.