Rambodagala which belongs to the North-western Province and Kurunegala District owns a prominent place in the hearts of Buddhists for having the largest Buddha statue. The venue is nearly 20km apart from Kurunegala, 5km from Rideegama and 94km from the capital city, Colombo. The Samadhi Buddha statue located at the Rambadagalla Monaragala Viharaya in Ridigama, Kurunegala is 67.5 feet in height. The statue is considered as world largest statue of Samadhi Buddha. The works for this carved Buddha statue was started in 2003 September. The main artistic works of the statue was maintained by a South Indian architect named Muththaiya Isthapathi. The gigantic Buddha statue was carved out of a massive rock in the Rambodagala Temple premises.