THAPOWANAYA MEDITATION CENTER
The Kegalle Abhayabumi Thapowanaya which is situated in abundance of the birds sanctuary Kurulu kele in Kegalle, Sri Lanka, is a branch of the Goothama Thapowanaya, Mulleruyaawa Colombo Sri Lanka, established in 1960. The founder of thapowanaya Meditation Centers of Sri Lanka is the Most Venrable Kudawelle Wangeesa Nayaka Thero – the Adikarana Sanganayaka of the Sri Kalyana Wansa Sector of Sri Lanka and, he Who passed away in the year of 1982, started a number of meditation centers at various places in the country.
After passing away of said chief prelate, the present chief – prelate of the sector Wangeesa Wansalankara Vipasana Kammattanachariya – most Venrable Dodampahala Chandrasiri Nayaka thero became in – charge of all Thapowana Meditation Centers in the island.
The Kegalle Thapowanaya Meditation Center is now looked after and renovated by the present chief Sanganayake of Sabaragamuwa Province Wangeesa Wansalankara Vipasana Kammatanachariya the Most venerable Thapowanaye Niwatha thero.