Near Anuradhapura is the small village Mihintale. Here we found the place where the Sri Lanka Buddhism is originated.

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In 247 BC the King Devanampiya Tissa met the monk Mahinda. This man, now a monk was the son of the great Indian Buddhist emperor Ashoka. Her are 2 powerful man facing each other and one will bring a new ideology to the other.

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The Ambasthale Dagoda is built over the meeting point. Here is were the local Buddhism was born. Praying and offerings around that place are little. It is a very quiet and peaceful place up there on the hill.

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Alex
   

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