Abu Galamaya Maya Temple, a famous Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka, was built in memory of the Indian Peacock Dynasty Asoka to promote Buddhism in Sri Lanka. The temple is golden and brilliant, with various postures of Sakyamuni statues, verdant green, brilliant colors, typical Indian artistic features, because the temple also has a glass-covered footprint of Sakyamuni, incense and fire, and many believers.
There are main halls, white pagodas and Bodhisattva trees in the temple. The main hall is divided into several layers. There are several rooms on the outer side. There are sculptures such as Buddha's teeth, which are vivid. The inner hall corridor is full of frescoes, and the inner layer contains Buddha and disciples. It is worthwhile to wander into the temple of Buddhist art. When we went there were very few people. The old man who was in charge of the temple also opened the outer side for us. A locked room.
Locals do not charge for entry, while foreigners need 200 rupees. Sri Lanka's famous Buddhist temple, with brilliant gold and luster, has various statues of Buddha Sakyamuni, with typical Indian artistic beauty, here is to commemorate the Indian Peacock Dynasty Asoka. The most fascinating Buddhist murals in Azogalamaya Temple are exquisite, reproducing the development history of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.
The temple is brilliant in gold and green. There are various statues of Buddha Sakyamuni in different postures. The statues are tall, lifelike, vermilion green and bright in color. They have typical Indian artistic beauty. In front of each Buddha statue, there is a Buddhist altar offering flowers. The temple has a glass-covered footprint of Sakyamuni, with a pattern on it. Behind the temple there is a Bodhi tree, which reminds us of the Buddha sitting under the Indian Bodhi tree.
Sri Lanka is a country with many Buddhists. More than 90% of the people in the country believe in Buddhism. When Indian Buddhism was introduced into Sri Lanka, it was widely welcomed and accepted by the local people. Later, a large number of temples were built all over the country. The White Pagoda of Azogalamaya Temple, one of the most famous temples in the world, is very tall in the absence of tall buildings around it. You can see it from a distance. When you enter it, you will be shocked by its brilliance. There are many Buddha statues in it, and many people come to worship it.
This temple is very famous in the local area. Many local people will go there and tourists will go there. It's a good place. As smart as a new pin.