Tag: Pottuvil

Kumana National Park (Yala-East) – කුමණ ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය

Kumana National Park

Kumana National Park lies on the southeast coast in the Eastern province and is well known as a nesting site for various species of herons, storks pelicans and a host of other water birds.

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Muhudu Maha Viharaya at Pottuvil – පොතුවිල් මුහුදු මහා විහාරය

Muhudu Maha Viharaya - Pottuvil

It is said that Pottuvil Muhudu Maha Viharaya is the place where Queen Vihara Maha Devi and her entourage were washed ashore and not at Kirinda.

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Mani Naga Pabbatha Viharaya [2] – Bold father and son pair refuse to let Sasthrawela temple die

Sastrawela Mani Naga Pabbatha Viharaya

Hundreds of miles to the east, buried in vengeful jungle, is a historic Buddhist shrine. Few, if any devotees, worship there. Fearful of the bear, leopard and wild elephant, nobody lives in the surrounding areas. The only footsteps on the

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Sastrawela Mani Naga Pabbatha Viharaya – සාස්ත්‍රවෙල මනිනාග පබ්බත විහාරය

Sastrawela Mani Naga Pabbatha Viharaya

An important ruin remaining at Sastrawela which gives a glimpse of those prosperous times is Mani Naga Pabbatha Viharaya which is said to date back to the time of King Mahanaga, the first King of Ruhuna.

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