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Director General

Rev.Yatawatte Dhammananda Thero      (BA Hons,MA) The chief incumbent Asian Buddhist Librarian and J.P. all Island
Chief Consultant
Master Ting Chwee Liuk   (The chief incumbent of luan mengpah Thien Temple in Singapore)
Miss Klara Tomaskova    (Director k.cearch)                     Czech Republic
Mr. Torsak Chotimongkol

B(Chief Executive officer) Pi Do International Co.Ltd Bangkok, Thailand

Director (Co-ordination)
Rev.Makkanigama Buddhadaththa Thero  (B.A.)
Director (Administration)
Mr. Sumith Liyanarachchi (Assistant Director of Petrolium Corporation)


Director (Planing)
Mr. Ranatunga Bandara (Managing Director of Evident School) 
Director (Finance)
Mr. Ruwan Dunusinga (Manager - Swallow Quick Cabs)   

Monastery   History    



The Sri Maha Bodhi Viharaya at Bahirawakanda is a very attractive and hilly place in the Kandy Town. This is a center for carrying out national as well as international Buddhist relations. Many tourists are attracted by this temple.  The monastery was started in 1972 ,the founder was the ven.Ampitiye Dammarama Thero. He disaided to build the big buddha's statue and started to build it with the peoples donations in year 1972 he could finsh the construction of the budda's statue and open on 1 st of january 1993 precident premadasa was opend the statue.after the opening the statue people started to visit our temple from sri lanka and all around the world.Bahirawakanda temple. The ominipresent Buddha statue seen from everywhere in Kandy city. Take a tuk tuk ride to the Temple, just 1 km away from the Kandy city 

Chief Monk

Ven.Yattawatte  Dhammananda  Thero 

 Makkanigama Buddhadaththa Thero is Coordinating director

In the 23.09 2003  has been registered as Cultural Social Foundation  (IBCSF) Ven.Yattawatte Dhammananda  Thero is Director 

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