A new Samadhi Buddha statue at Ehetugaswewa Sri Sambodhi Viharaya

Archaeological Ruins at Ehetugaswewa Sri Sambodhi Viharaya (ඇහැටුගස්වැව ශ්‍රී සම්බෝධි විහාරය නටබුන්)

A stupa, now in a state of decay, once stood on a foundation composed of stone fragments. The extent of damage inflicted by treasure hunters is considerable, with a substantial pit dug, surpassing even the foundation level. The bricks recovered from the site indicate that the stupa dates back to around the 8th century.

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A dripledged cave with walls at Walagampura Uthurupawwa Archaeological Site

Walagampura Uthurupawwa Archaeological Site (වලගම්පුර උතුරුපව්ව පුරාවිද්‍යා ස්ථානය)

Uthurupawwa Archaeological Site lies on the slopes of the Madankanda rocky mountain. It consists of number of natural caves with dripledges carved to stop rain water dripping in to the cave and some of these caves record in stone the donations of individual caves made by the laymen to the Sangha in the ancient past.

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කුරුවිල්කුලම් බෞද්ධ පුරාවිද්‍යා නටබුන් - Kuruwilkulam Archaeological Site in Mulativu

Kuruwilkulam Archaeological Ruins in Mullaitivu

Mr. J.P. Lewis reports this place in Kuruwilkulam was formerly known as Kuravil Kovil and that he saw a circular stone on a brick structure here. Among these ruins, remains of a fairly large stupa is found on the left side of the road. The brick construction in Lewis’ account may be this stupa mound. The stone enclosure on it may be the Dagabe Chathra. Unfortunately, this Chathra stone has now disappeared.

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