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The official name of the cave monastery is “Sinharaja Prantha Aranya Sensanaya” was located in sooriyakanda. It was established by Most Venerable Pattiawela Shri Rohanasri Thero on 8th March, 1962.The Founder also took measures to ensure the continuation of a legacy of pious monks, learned in the Dhamma.
The Monastery is the popular among both local and foreign lay visitors as suitable place for meditation. There are several meditation rooms (kuti) and paths for meditative strolling in this quiet and calm environment.
A pilgrims’ rest has been built for the convenience of laymen
who visit the Monastery with alms for the monks. Those who wish to visit the Monastery to view the surrounding environment are also permitted to use the facilities therein.
Walk 2 – 2.5 km’s to Mini Worlds End from cave monastery. You need to walk thru tea estates & views was amazing. There is a nice view point located at summit you can see the Rakwana town nicely. An environment that calms your body and mind. Lots of things to discover here.Quiet area and climate of the area is very cold and misty.
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