Nikasala Aranya Senasanaya

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Nikasala Forest Hermitage
නිකසල ආරණ්‍ය සේනාසනය
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Entrance to the Vihara
Religion
Affiliation Buddhism
District Kurunegala
Province North Western Province, Sri Lanka
Location
LocationKanduboda, Moragane, Panduwasnuwara
Geographic coordinates 07°34′40.3″N80°07′26.9″E / 7.577861°N 80.124139°E / 7.577861; 80.124139 Coordinates: 07°34′40.3″N80°07′26.9″E / 7.577861°N 80.124139°E / 7.577861; 80.124139
Architecture
Type Buddhist Temple
Style Cave temple

Nikasala Aranya Senasanaya or Nikasala Forest Hermitage (Sinhalaː නිකසල ආරණ්‍ය සේනාසනය) is an ancient Cave temple in Panduwasnuwara DS, Sri Lanka. The temple is situated at Dematawakanda in Kanduboda-Moragane Village, about 5 km (3.1 mi) far from the ancient kingdom of Panduwasnuwara. The monastery has been formally recognised by the Government as an archaeological site in Sri Lanka. The designation was declared on 6 July 2007 under the government Gazette number 1505. [1]

Panduwasnuwara Divisional Secretariat is a Divisional Secretariat of Kurunegala District, of North Western Province, Sri Lanka.

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