The Benevolent Sponsorship for the Fullmoon Day Religious Programmes of the Mahaviharaya is open to the Devotees.
According to the requests received from the devotees all over the island, the Mahaviharaya has decided to allow the devotees to sponsor for the items in the fullmoon day religious programme.
Accordingly, the devotees may sponsor for the religious programmes of the including the two Dhamma Talks, the Layman's Discourse, Reading of the Jathaka Story Book, Dam Sabha Mandapaya, Meditation Programme, Bodhi Pooja and providing the Morning, Mid-day and Gilanpasa Dana for the devotees participating in the Seela Programme. The Mahaviharaya informes with Metta that, the sponsorship may be provided as individuals or groups.
All inquiries may be directed to the Mahaviharaya.
Telephone : +94 11 2 222 367
Since the ancient period, all development works of the Anuradhapura Mahaviharaya were carried out with the donations of the devotees. It is the same in the present as well.
The beautiful stone parapet wall built 300 years ago for the protection of the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi has weakened now and falling apart in some places. Restoration of this historical and rare creation protecting the Bodhi needs to be attended to, without delay.
The construction of a 30,500 sq.ft. new building complex comprising of the essential components of the Shrine Room, Buddhist Library, Monastery, Lecture Halls and the Auditorium, etc., has commenced now. This complex consists of 3 building blocks A, B and C. The total estimated cost for this esteemed objective exceeds Rs. 300 million (US$ 3 mn.) The average cost for 1 sq.ft. would be Rs. 5,000 (US$ 50). The funds required are expected to be raised through the benevolent sponsorship of the devotees. Names of all who made donations over Rs. 500,000 (US$ 5,000) will be displayed permanently engraved on panels.
All donations can be deposited in the name of Anuradhapura Maha Vihara Foundation at the following bank account:
Account Name : "Anuradhapura Mahavihara Foundation"
Bank : Anuradhapura Super Branch, Sampath Bank, Sri Lanka.
A/c. No: 002160000506
Bank Code : 7278
Branch Code : 021
SWIFT Code : BSAMLKLX
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi
Tel: +94 2 522 22 367
Fax: +94 2 522 23 267