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Title
Iñdikatu Sǟya (Stūpa of the Needle) monastery complex
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2005
Publication Information
Claremont Colleges Library
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Ancient Cultural Sites and Royal Residences
Rights Information
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Description
One of two stūpas enclosed by retaining walls. Close up of reconstructed base and lower part of dome. This stūpa is unlike the stūpas of the Theravada tradition and was built based on Mahayana influence.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00851.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/962
Subject
Monasteries
Time Period
9th-10th century
Place
Mihintalē (Plateau of Mahinda)
Anurādhapura region
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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