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Lenabatuwa Ambalama

Photo credit: Google street view The Lenabatuwa Ambalama (Sinhala: ලේනබටුව අම්බලම) is an old wayside rest in the village of Lenabatuwa in Matara District, Sri Lanka. History Ambalamas are traditional resting places built by local…

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Mahapali Alms-Hall

Mahapali Alms-Hall or Mahapali Refectory (Sinhala: මහාපාලි දාන ශාලාව) is a ruined building located in the Inner City of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.    History Mahapali was the royal alms hall where the daily alms were provided for the monks at …

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Sandagiri Stupa (Tissamaharama)

Not to be confused with Sandagiri Stupa, Hantana and Sandahiru Stupa, Anuradhapura Sandagiri Stupa (Sinhala: සඳගිරි දාගැබ, තිස්සමහාරාමය) is a Stupa situated near Tissamaharama Viharaya in Hambantota District, Sri Lanka. This Stupa is conside…

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Ruwanweliseya | Sri Lanka's Most Venerated Buddhist Stupa

Ruwanweliseya (Sinhala: රුවන්වැලිසෑය; Tamil: ருவான்வெலிசாய), also known as Mahathupa (The Great Stupa), Ratnamali/Swarnamali Stupa , is a gigantic Stupa situated in the ancient city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is considered the most venerate…

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