Abhayagiri Dagoba
  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 monasteries rising to many stories, roofed with gilt bronze ...
  Dighavapi was according to the Dipawansa sanctified by the Buddha during his third visit to Sri Lanka and is one of the sixteen sacred places. The name Dighavapi literally means ‘long reservoir’ although it is probably a derivative of Dighayu, ...
  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....
  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 Meghavana...
  Kelaniya is a small town near Colombo, Sri Lanka in the Gampaha District. It is known for the Buddhist temple built on the banks of the Kelani River, which runs through the town. It is also a religious centre for veneration of the figure Vibishana. ...
  Kiri Vehera
  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. ...
  Mahiyangana Raja Maha Vihara
  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. ...
  Mirisaweti Dagoba
  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 bath he returned ...
  Mutiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya
  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 century BCE. ...
  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. The conch shell is of course essential for certain Hindu and ...
  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 Chaitya, Swarnamali Mahaceti (in Pali) ...
  Sri Maha Bodhiya
  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 was planted in 288 BCE, (date debated) and is the oldest living human-planted tree in the world with a known planting date. ...
  Sri Pada
  An ancient pilgrimage, which has long attracted thousands of pilgrims from perhaps all faiths, is the pilgrimage to the sacred mountain, Sri Pada, popularly known in English as Adam's Peak. It is a conical mountain 7,360 feet (2,243 meters) high, soaring clear above the surrounding mountain ranges. ...
  Sela Chetiya
  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 ...
  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. ...
  Tissamaharama is one of the most pleasant towns in the southern coast. The beautiful man-made tank (reservoir) in Tissa, Tissa Wewa with its remarkable bird life provides the scenic backdrop to the town. Tissa was the sanctuary in the Deep South, where Sinhalese patriots fled to rally ...
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