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MIRISAVETIYA STUPA


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The Mirisaveti Dagebo is located in the sacred city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. King Dutugamunu after defeating King Elara, built the Mirisaveti Stupa. After placing the Buddha relics in the scepter, According to the legend, he had gone to Tissa wewa for a ceremonial bath leaving the scepter.

After the shower king returned to the place where the scepter was placed, and it is said that it could not be moved. The Mirisaveti Stupa was built in the place where the scepter stood.

It is also said that King remembered that he partook a chilly curry without offering it to the ascetics (Sanga). In order to punish himself he built the Mirisavetiya Dagaba. This land extended for about 50 acres. Although the king Kasyapa I and Kasyapa V renovated this, from time to time it was decayed. What stands today is the renovation done by the cultural Triangle Fund.

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