Introduction

The Department of Archaeology (Sri Lanka), declared the Nawagamuwa Pathini Devalaya as an Archaeologically Protected Monument in Colombo district (22nd

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{:en}The major festival of the Nawagamuwa Pattini devalaya is the ‘Gonpita Perahera’ held on the month of August very year....

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Introduction

The Department of Archaeology (Sri Lanka), declared the Nawagamuwa Pathini Devalaya as an Archaeologically Protected Monument in Colombo district (22nd November 2002) for its historical, architectural and anthropological importance.

According to popular legends the early establishment of Devalaya goes back to 1st century AD. Nawagamuwa also inherits archaeological sites that date back to BC period as per the archaeological researches conducted in the area. The Devalaya is popular among the masses for its miracles and to receive the blessings of the goddess Paththini ( Wikipedia, 2017).