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13 June 2020

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Resvehera Monastery

Built by King DevanampiyaTissa in 237 AD, Resvehera Monastery is currently a quiet affair hidden away with in the elephant rich jungle west of Dambulla.

Created during the similar period of time the Bo Tree sapling was being brought to Anuradhapura, Resvehera is made up of ninety nine natural caves, still used to this day for meditation. Additionally to the various caves and beautiful forested hillside, the monastery is home to anenormous stone standing Buddha.

Reaching 42ft in tall, some argue that this is often not a replica of the Buddha at all, but one of King Mahasen, however this claim is yet to be substantiated.

Throughout the 1,645 acres belonging to the monastery and between the 32 ponds found here, relics still being unearthed, with an calculated 8% of relics still lying beneath the forest. One in every of the meditation caves is home to the only reclining Buddhastatue in Sri Lanka that may be walked around in its entirety, with most only showing the front side of the Buddha.

Feel the Cultural Experiences In Sri Lanka

This is a combination of a full sight seeing in Sri Lanka, including Historical sites such as Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa once home to ancient kingdoms, The famous rock fortress of Sigiriya, Dabulla Cave temple still retain many relics and artifacts of bygone eras. and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Kandy, Colonial Architectures around the country and hill country water falls are must-see places.

Activities Near Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura was Sri Lanka’s first city and the capital for more than 100 kings ruled the kingdom, the ruins of Anuradhapura now a UNESCO World Heritage. This kingdom is a part of Cultural Triangle tells a story of an amazingly sophisticated history that this beautiful island had in the past. This civilization was formed with advanced science & technology, health care systems (Ayurveda) and highly disciplined spirituality.

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Wilpattu National Park

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Anuradhapura Ancient

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Aukana Standing

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Resvehera Monastery

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Ritigala Rock Monastery

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