Buddha Dhatu Jadi
Buddha Dhatu Jadi is a Theravada Buddhist temple, also known as Bandarban Swarna Mandir (Golden Temple). Bandarban Golden Temple is the largest Theravada Buddhist temple; Here he presided over the second largest Buddha statue in Bangladesh.
Marma or Magh tribe of the Chittagong Hill Tracts is an influential ethnic group in Bandarban. According to religion, they are of Buddhist and Arkhan descent.
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Bandarban has a large ethnic population of Buddhists. The number of Buddhists in Bangladesh is followed by a slight percentage of 0.7, mainly a Muslim country.
Buddhism is the third largest religion in Bangladesh and the practice is Theravada Buddhism; Most Buddhists live in the southeastern district of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts.
In Bangladesh, Theravada Buddhism, now known as “Sangharaja Nikaya”, was replaced by many old forms of Buddhism in the late 19th century. The credit for this has been given to Ven. Sarambeda, popularly known as “Sangharaja”.
The ethnic population of this city mostly belongs to the Marmars, an indigenous group in the Chittagong Hill Tracts in the eastern part of the country.
They are of Arakanese descent and Buddhism by religion and are the second largest tribal group in the hill districts of Bangladesh. Buddha Metal (Relic) donated in 1994 by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Yangon, Myanmar. Ven. U Panna Jota Mahathera is the founder and chief priest of the temple. He belongs to the royal Bohmang family of Bandarban. He has been a Theravada monk since 1991.
He served the Government of Bangladesh for eight years as a Senior Assistant Judge. The metal (ruins) of the Buddha decorated in the temple was a gift to Ven. U Panna Jota Mahathir in 1994 by the State Union of Heroes of Myanmar.
How Will Go?
Dhaka is connected to Dhaka and Bandarban by road. There is a direct bus service from Bandaka to Bandarban. Buddhaban Dhatu Jadi is located at Purbapara, 4 km from Bandarban district on the Bandarban-Rangamati highway. The local transport from Bandarban Sadar reached that place.