By advise of Ven. Walpola Kalyanatissa Maha Thero it was possible for Ven. Anuruddha Thero to set up and inaugurate this Buddhist center on 29th June 2016. Ven. Aduruddha Thero is the head of the center. He is also in charge of the Zurich Buddhist Vihara in Lenzburg, Switzerland where he resides most of the time. Ven. Anuruddha is also the head of the Intercultural Buddhist Center in Bern, Switzerland. Therefore the name of this foundation of Swiss-Lanka Daham Sevana. The main supporters of the center are our devotees from Switzerland.
On a day to day basis the center is coordinated by Bhante Sarada as of 21st May 2017.
The facility was orginally established and constructed by the Swedish family of Birgitta and Lennart Benkel in years 2005 and finised in 2008. Their vision was to establish a centre to make a difference in Sri Lanka and provide a training facility.
The place can accommodate at the moment 38 people. The plan is up to 50 people.