Help Build New Mahamevnawa English Dhamma Center in Colombo

For many years the founder of Mahamevnawa—our teacher, Most Venerable Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thera—has wanted to share the Supreme Buddha’s Dhamma with the innocent children who learn in English. He wisely understood that as they became more and more dedicated to English learning, they would need to also learn the true Buddha’s teachings in English. Therefore, for the past five years, the Monks and lay supporters of Mahamevnawa have been working tirelessly to spread the Supreme Buddha’s teachings in English in Colombo and around the world.

With the blessings of our teacher, Most Venerable Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thera, we have accepted a generous donation of a house in Colombo 7 to serve as a permanent home for the monks to Teach Dhamma in English in Colombo.

Now we need to acquire adjoining lands to build a Dhamma Centre which will provide long-term support for the Dhamma propagation in English.

The Goal

The goal is to join with 150 families in Sri Lanka and around the world who can each pledge towards the purchase of a property. This will allow us to build the meeting halls needed for large poya and meditation programmes.

See how people are getting involved…

Families participating

We are looking for 150 families to participate


Donation Options for New Dhamma Center Donations

Donation for International Devotees

Sri Lankan Bank Details

Account NameColombo Dhamma Friends Society Ltd
A/C No009160000373
BankSampath Bank
BranchPita Kotte
Bank Code7278
Branch Code91
Type of AccountCurrent Account

Contact Details

Contact number – +94 779 700 001
Email address – 


Feature 1

3 Dhamma Halls

So we will be able to conduct simultaneous programs for adults, youth and children

Feature 2

Maha Stupa

Will contain relics of the Supreme Buddha and great arahant disciples.

Feature 3

Bodhi Mandapa

Meditate peacefully under the shade of the Sacred Maha Bodhi Tree.

Feature 1

Media Studios

Studio, Broadcasting rooms, Work stations for employed staff and volunteers

Feature 2

Sangha Residence

Kutis for 15 monks plus 3 rooms for sick monks. Danashalava, kitchen, and monks gathering area.

Feature 3

Retreat Rooms

For lay people to stay overnight to practice mediation and shramadana.

As well as…

  • Washroom for Lay people
  • Security Guard
  • Dhamma Book Shop
  • Puja Mandapaya
  • Car park
  • Wooden Dhamma hall
  • Live Streaming & Broadcasting room

Free Programmes We Conduct

  • Poya Programmes
  • Children’s Dhamma School
  • English preaching training programmes for monks
  • Retreats
  • Stress Management Programmes

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