Archaeological Ruins of Kivulekadawala Shailabimbaramaya Viharaya – කිවුලේකඩවල පුරාණ ශෛලබිම්බාරාම විහාරය නටබුන්

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Ruins at Kivulekada Shailabimbaramaya
Ruins at Kivulekada Shailabimbaramaya
Image courtesy of Dr. Ashan Geeganage

The Kivulekadawala Shalilabimbarama is a temple built on a ancient temple complex in Kivulekadawala on the Adampane – Kuchchaveli road near a reservoir. Granite pillars where buildings stood proud in the ancient times can be seen scattered round. Ruins of an ancient image house and a life size standing Buddha statue destroyed by the LTTE Terrorists can also be seen at this site.

Prof. Senarath Paranavithana has discussed an Athani Pillar inscription in Kivulekada containing the eight auspicious symbols (Atamagala) of King Sena I (9th century AD) . [Is it located here?]

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From Tricomalee to Archaeological Ruins of Kivulekadawala Shailabimbaramaya Viharaya
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