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Meeduma Sri Mahindaramaya Ancient Viharaya – ශ්‍රී මහින්දාරාමය පුරාණ විහාරය

Meeduma Sri Mahindaramaya

Up a narrow and steep short road leading from the main road from Rambukkana to Walgama is the Meeduma Sri Mahindaramaya Ancient Viharaya. It is believed that this site derived its name from the fact that this was the spot

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Gal massa [2] – පදවිගම්පොල ගල් මැස්ස (ශිලා මඤ්චය)

Gal massa (The Dolman) of Padavigampola

We over took 3 huge buses crammed with school children on the narrow Rambukkana – Walgama road. Happy faces of girls and boys singing songs peeped out of the windows. The children waved to us and we waved back. Little

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Gal Messa (Dolman) of Padavigampola – පදවිගම්පොල ගල් මැස්ස (ශිලා මඤ්චය)

Gal massa (The Dolman) of Padavigampola

About four miles to the north of Rambukkana, in the heart of a village on the plain beside a plantation of jak, is a curious structure of stone, like the table of some giant of the good old days. It is called by local folk, Maliyadeva Guharamaya or Gal Messa, the dwelling of the last great Initiate of Buddhism in our island.

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