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WORSHIP ANCIENT TEMPLES


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After the arrival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka during the 3rd Century B.C, constructing temples or shrines where monks can reside and people can gather for religious activities began. The first ever Buddhist temples were built during the time of Anuradhapura kingdom. For anyone with a special Interest in Sri Lankan Buddhist history or the unique and mesmerizing architecture of these shrines visiting some of these Temples will be a memorable experience.

The temple of tooth relic (Dalada Maligawa) is the most visited Shrine which is situated in an attractive location in Kandy with a magnificent view. This temple is where the tooth relic of Lord Buddha is displayed to devotees. Also it has other features to explore such as architecture and murals. Apart from that shrines such as Rangiri Dambulla temple, the eight sacred places of Anuradhapura (Atamasthana) including Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi and also Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya.

You can learn a lot about the Culture of Sri Lankan Buddhist people and the history of Sri Lanka by visiting these shrines.


 

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