The Lakshmi Devalaya in Kataragama, Sri Lanka, is a Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Lakshmi, who is revered as the deity of wealth, fortune, and prosperity in Hinduism. Kataragama is a sacred pilgrimage site for Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, and indigenous Vedda people, and the Lakshmi Devalaya is one of the key places of worship in the area.


Devotees visit the temple to seek blessings for prosperity, success, and well-being from Goddess Lakshmi. The temple complex often sees a significant influx of pilgrims during special festivals and auspicious occasions.


Kataragama itself is a fascinating place known for its multicultural and multi-religious significance, with several temples and shrines dedicated to different deities and beliefs. The Lakshmi Devalaya adds to the rich tapestry of spiritual heritage in the region.