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The Colossal 67.5 feet high Buddha Statue at Rambadagalla Vidyasagara Temple in the Rideegama DS division was unveiled this afternoon, the Government sources stated. This is considered to be the world's tallest rock-hewn seated Buddha image.
On the invitation of Rambadagalla Chief Incumbent Egodamulle Amaramoli Thero, in the presence of Maha Sangha inlcuding Mahanayake of Amarapura Chapter Aggamaha Panditha Most Ven. Dauldena Gnanissara Thera and Mahanayake of Ramanna Chaptor Agga Maha Panditha Most Ven. Napana Pemasiri Thera, the unveiling ceremony was held under the auspices of President Maithripala Sirisena.
Mahanayaka of Amarapura Ariyawansa Saddhamma Yukktika Maha Nikaya Egodamulla Amaramoli Thera, the chief incumbent of Vidyasagara Priven Vihara, Monaragala, Rambodagalla, Rideegama, Kurunegala was the driving force behind the construction of the giant Buddha statue.