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Hilltop Dagoba at Mihintale near Anuradhapura

Hilltop Dagoba at Mihintale near Anuradhapura

Eight miles east of Anuradhapura is situated the "Missaka Pabbata" at a height of 1,000ft ( 300m ).

This was called Cetiyagiri or Sagiri but is known as Mihintale

 and is the cradle of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.

 

View from Dagoba at Mihintale

View from Dagoba at Mihintale

 

Aradhana Gala ( Meditation Rock ) at Mihintale

Aradhana Gala ( Meditation Rock ) at Mihintale

 

Summit Catwalk on Aradhana Gala ( Meditation Rock ) at Mihintale

Negotiating Summit Catwalk on Aradhana Gala ( Meditation Rock ) at Mihintale

 

Large Seated Buddha Statue at Mihintale

Large Seated Buddha Statue at Mihintale

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