Monday, July 28, 2014

Mihinthale, beginnings 2nd Century BC, Sri Lanka.

A feather stuck on an empty barrel, Isurumuniya.

Steps at Mihinthale.

This place is renowned in Sri Lankan history as the place where the Rev Mihindu Thera, the step brother of King Asoka, met King Devanampiya Tissa and converted him to Buddhism. This place has been developed over the millenia and is a paradise for students of Sri Lankan history.