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If a man would hasten towards the good, he should keep his thought away from evil; if a man does what is good slothfully, his mind delights in evil.
Dhammapada Evil chapter

Welcome to Weherahena temple

This colossal Buddha statue was the only statue which was built after the Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa peried.The height is 39m this was contructed on a stage which was shaped like a lotus flower.This construction was done according to the tradition of Sariputta carving.

Abbot of Temple

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Our Core Vision

Meditation is one of the greatest ways to obtain inner peace and harmony. It is believed that meditation helps to accustom mind to positive thinking and calmness. When our mind is serene, it means that we are free from stress and open to true happiness. Everyone is invited to join our meditation lesson and enjoy the process.

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Meditate… do not delay, lest you later regret it.

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Weherahena Monastery invites and welcomes every person seeking refuge in the ancient teachings of wisdom and compassion to practice.