Gangaramaya Temple in Sri Lanka


Gangaramaya Temple
Typetemple

Owner
Place Colombo
Country Sri Lanka
Website Website

Directors: Galboda Thero (director)

Key People

Veterinarians

Elephant department

Head keepers
of elephants

Elephant keepers
Record history
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Description

Gangaramaya Temple, in Colombo, Sri Lanka .

Living elephants

At the Gangaramaya Temple lives 1 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Athula Raja

Comments / picturesNawam Maha Perahera is held at Gangaramaya Temple, Colombo on the Navam full moon poya day of every year, normally in the end of February.

The Navam Maha Perahera began in 1979, under the helm of Ven Galboda Gnanissara Thero of the Gangaramaya Temple.




The 22 year old bull Kandula from Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara temple is for the first time lead elephant at the 33:rd annual Nawam Maha Perahera at Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo.

References for records about Gangaramaya Temple

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2024). Gangaramaya Temple, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=1352. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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