Mihintale

Mihintale

the birth place of Buddhism in Sri Lanka on a mountain peak

Location: 

Mihintalekanda, Mihintale, Sri Lanka

Duration: 

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Mihintale: where Buddhism has been inaugurated to Sri Lanka
  2. History: the place where a Buddhist monk met the King of Sri Lanka
  3. Pilgrimage: frequently visited by Buddhists from all over the country
  4. Monuments: a white Buddha, several stupas, and more relics
  5. My journey: driving all the way from Negombo up into the North

Image sources

  1. View from the peak
  2. The peak with people
  3. White Buddha statue
  4. Me contemplating
  5. Steep stairs up

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