The values of the Rajagala Monastic Complex are supported and expressed by the attributes that have been defined below:
Unique monastic planning and architectural principles and of meditation monastic architecture reflected by the ancient architectural remains such as Stupas, Refectory, Uposathagra (Building devoted to religious observances), Hot Water Bath House, A house build to collect spring water for cooking purposes with two large stone bowls, a small tank, cave dwellings, other residential buildings and several rock cut ponds which follow the geomorphology of the site with two distinct stone stairways leading to the monastic complex of the mountain.
Remarkable dwelling units of the mediation monks who were residing in this monastery which are located in the rocky hill converting the caves into dwellings. As much as about 50 such dwellings could be identified in this area together with stone walls build during the 1st century BC still intact.
Exceptional cave dwellings which are cooler than outside even today due to the flow natural air according to the construction methodology with the inscriptions as “Seethalena” which is depicting the name of cool cave.
Several stone inscriptions scattered in the reserve which express the history and other important factors of the monastery one of which considered as the only inscription in Sri Lanka stating the enshrinement of the relics of Arahat Mahindha Thero.
Original stone stairways and walkways which follow the geomorphology of the site connecting the monastic remains of site.
These attributes need to be conserved and protected.