Matha Kunwar

Prominent among the archaeological finds is the statue of Buddha consecrated at the Matha Kunwar Shrine. This magnificent statue measures 3.05m in height dating back to 10th-11th century CE. It is carved out of a single blue stone from Gaya region depicting Buddha under the Bodhi Tree in the Bhoomi Sparsha Mudra. The existing shrine was constructed in 1927 CE to protect the image of Buddha. It is surrounded by ruins of monasteries, stupas and other Buddhist structures.

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How to Reach:

By Air

The nearest Airport is Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, which is approximately 53 Kilometers from Sri Lanka Temple.

By Train

The nearest Railway Station is Deoria Sadar, approx 35 Kilometres from Sri Lanka Temple.

By Road

To reach this temple Auto-rickshaws and by own convenes. Roadways buses are also running from Gorakhpur and Deoria regularly.