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Huge trees, creepers and stone pillars scattered around Arankele speak of an intriguing civilisation, a bygone era, while rare species of insects, found in abundance, tell of a rich, biological heritage. However, Arankele is not an old kingdom or a palace ...



In this rock-cave shelter Buddhist monks during King Valagamba’s reign wrote the Thripitaka in Pali on Ola leaves, as indicated on the cave in Sinhala. The epic reign of King Valagamba (104-77 B.C.) would go into the annals of the Buddhist literary histor ...

අකාරවිට ලේනවර රජ මහා විහාරය


The temple is known to be the only place in the island which could boast of a natural elephant kraal. Elephant kraals were used to trap wild jumbos for domestication. There was a hint of rain in the air as we drove into the spacious garden of the Lena ...



The Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara is a Buddhist temple in Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka. It was built in the 2nd century BC by King Kavan Tissa of Ruhuna (Southern Sri Lanka). The site was consecrated by Lord Buddha himself, who spent some time in meditation ...



Thuparama is a Dagoba in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is one of the Buddhist sacred places of veneration in Anuradhapura. Thera Mahinda, an envoy sent by King Ashoka himself introduced Theravada Buddhism and also Chetiya worship to Sri Lanka. At his reques ...

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Sela Chetiya got its name as it was built on a rock (Shaila). This has been identified as the Maha Seya of the Mihintale complex. It was built by King Mahadathika Mahanaga (7-9 AD) also known as Makalantissa, enshrining the Buddha’s Sacred Hair Relic betw ...

ශ්‍රී මහ බෝධිය


Sri Maha Bodhiya, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka is the oldest living tree in documented history of the world. Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi is a Sacred Fig tree in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is a sapling from the historical Bodhi tree under which Buddha enlightened. It ...



Ruwanweliseya Dagoba is considered a marvel for its architectural qualities and sacred to Buddhists all over the world. It was built by King Dutugemunu, who united Sri Lanka after defeating Chola King Elara. This Dagoba was known as Mahathupa, Swarnamali ...

නාගදීප විහාරය


Nainativ is one of the smallest inhabited islands in the Gulf of Mannar and is only about 35 miles from India. Merchants have long come here and the surrounding islands to buy the conch shells that are harvested in the warm shallow waters in the Gulf. ...

මුතියංගනය රජ මහා විහාරය


Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya lies in the midst of the city of Badulla in the Uva province. The History of this temple goes back to the time of Buddha but this area around Badulla (especially Uva Province) goes way back in to the time of 19th - 18th cen ...

මිරිසවැටිය දාගැබ


Mirisaweti Dagoba is cited in the ancient city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. King Dutugemunu built the Mirisaweti Dagoba after defeating King Elara. Placing the Buddha relics in the sceptre, he had gone to Tisa Wewa for a bath leaving the sceptre. After the ...

මහියංගන රජ මහා විහාරය


Mahiyangana Raja Maha Vihara is an ancient Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka. It is believed to be the site of Gautama Buddha's first visit to the country, and is one of the Solosmasthana, the 16 sacred religious locations in Sri Lanka. Historical sources, ...

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Many Sinhala Buddhists of Sri Lanka believe that Katharagama Deviyo is a guardian deity of Buddhism and he is the presiding deity of Katharagama temple. Katharagama is also one of the 16 principal places of Buddhist pilgrimage to be visited in Sri Lanka. ...

කැළණිය රජ මහා විහාරය


The chronicles, Dipawansa and Mahawamsa, record in detail the story of the Buddha's visit to Kelaniya on the eighth year after his Enlightenment, on the invitation of the Naga King Maniakkhitha. The jewelled throne, on which the Buddha sat while preaching ...



Jetavanaramaya Dagoba is located in the ruins of Jethawana Monastery in the sacred world heritage city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. King Mahasena (273-301 AD) initiated the construction of the stupa following the destruction of Mahavihara, his son Meghavan ...



It was my kind of day. We had just survived a pre historic adventure into the lost world of Batadomba Lena and now we were to make it to the Batathota cave, in the same area. But unlike the former, the latter houses an ancient temple and is a popular p ...



A region in the Uva and Eastern Provinces has suddenly become the subject of controversy in both electronic and print media. Buddhist clergy supported by laymen joined protest campaigns and marched on the streets carrying posters demanding that the Govern ...

අභයගිරි දාගැබ


Abhayagiri Dagoba is situated in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is one of the most extensive ruins in the world and one of the most Sacred Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Historically it was a great monastic centre as well as a royal capital, with magnificent mon ...

වලිසිංහ හරිශ්චන්ද්‍ර කෞතුකාගාරය



Walisinghe Harishchandra Memorial Museum was established in 13th September 1996 to commemorate Brahmachari Walisinghe Harishchandra Esqr who has done a unique service to our country. He was born in 6th July 1876 in the house named “Mahagedara” at Mahahunu ...

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කුමාර වීදිය, ,


This two storied large building reflecting the features of a 17th century Dutch Urban house was built by Thomas Van Rhee, The Dutch Governor of Sri Lanka from 1692- 1697 as his official residence. During the British period in 1796 this building was used a ...

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