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Title
Kantaka Cētiya: Cave
Creator
Bopearachchi, Osmund
Date Created and/or Issued
2009
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
Cave dwelling for a monk(s) near the Kantaka Cētiya. King Devānampiyatissa prepared 68 caves for monks headed by Arahat Mahinda near the Kantaka Cētiya. The Arahat spent many years in a cave, now named "Mihindu Guhava."
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs00895.JPG
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/953
Subject
Caves
Time Period
3rd century BCE [?]
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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