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Ruins of Sri Lanka

Somapala Jayawardhana

Ruins of Sri Lanka

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Published by Cultural Publications Co. Ltd. in Boralesgamuva, Sri Lanka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka
    • Subjects:
    • Sri Lanka -- Antiquities -- Guidebooks.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Guidebooks.

    • About the Edition

      Guide to ancient and medieval sites.

      Edition Notes

      StatementSomapala Jayawardhana.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS489.1 .J39 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination139 p., [4] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2163805M
      ISBN 109559014005
      LC Control Number88900959
      OCLC/WorldCa18918240


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As a result, Sri Lanka was given the nickname of Granary of the Orient. Polonnaruwa witnessed the growth of the civilization of the Sinhalese Buddhists. Ancient ruins dating back to the 10 th century are located north of Polonnaruwa.

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For three decades, Sri Lanka's civil war tore. The root word “thupa” is the Pali equivalent of the Sanskrit “stupa”; as the info board below states, the Thuparama was the first of the brick relic mounds built in Anuradhapura and it is believed to hold the right collarbone of the Mahavamsa, literally “The Great Chronicle” of the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura, draws a direct connection between the location of the.

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With over two millennia of history in Buddhism, Sri Lanka is what one would call a ‘Buddhist’s Heaven’.Before reaching it, you pass a lot of other ruins, but these are mostly foundations of buildings, among which there is nothing interesting.

But that shows, of course, how great the city once was. Along the way there is one of the largest stupas in Sri Lanka, Rankot Vihara. It measures 55 meters high and was built by King Nissanka Malla.