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Ancient Muthiyangana Temple & Dagaba at Badulla

Ancient Muthiyangana Dagaba

Ancient Muthiyangana Temple & Dagaba at Badulla #IMG662

Muthiyangana Raja Maha Vihara is an ancient Buddhist temple located in the Badulla District of Sri Lanka.

Buddhists believe that this site has been visited by Gautama Buddha, and it is regarded as one of the Solosmasthana, the 16 sacred places in the country. During this visit, a local chieftain named Indika had wanted something to worship in memory of the visit. The Buddha is said to have gifted him a few drops of sweat that turned into pearls. Indika had enshrined the pearls in a stupa, believed to be the Mahiyangana stupa located in the temple. -Wiki-

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1. sisirachandra vaduge - June 11, 2012

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2. Solosmasthana - October 11, 2012

Badulla is a great place to visit..

3. sisirachandra vaduge - January 25, 2014

Fine website.Love to add more details / pictures and feelings of spiritual wisdom of Lord Buddha and God Indaka legend.
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