Detis Pala Bodhi of Matale Rusigama Dethispalaruha Rajamaha Viharaya

Matale Rusigama Dethispalaruha Rajamaha Viharaya (මාතලේ රුසිගම දෙතිස්ඵලරුහ රජමහා විහාරය)

Rusigama was also one of the sites selected by King Devanampiyatissa (250 BCE to 210 BCE) to plant one of the Dethis Pala Ruha Bodhi Trees, one of the very first 40 saplings of the Sri Maha Bodhi of Anuradhapura. The name Rusigama is believed to have originated due to the settlement of sages in the past. Two inscriptions belonging to the pre-Christian period have been found. These 2 inscriptions record the donation of caves to the Sangha

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Large Stone Steps towards the streams at Sudukanda photo source : Ruins in Central Eastern Area of Sri Lanka

Sudukanda (Kumarakanda) Ruins hidden in the Jungles of Wasgamuwa (වස්ගමුව වන තුල සැඟවුණු සුදුකන්ද නටබුන්)

The Sudukanda (meaning “white mountain” in Sinhara) ruins are located in the central western end of Wasgamuwa National Park, which has the western limit of the Amban River, a tributary of the Mahaweli River, the largest river in Sri Lanka, and two mountain ranges in parallel.

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