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Sacred City Of Anuradhapura - Moonstone
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi
Ruwanveliseya
Thuparamaya
Abhayagiriya
Lankaramaya
Jethawanaramaya
Isurumuniya
Moonstone
Sigiriya
Asokaramaya
Stone Bridge
Samadhi Statie
The Twin Pond
Lowamahapaya




Moonstone was first step of the flight of steps,as indicated by the plain stone slabs found at earlier buildings.Later it was developed into a decorated stone slab with traditional carvings.Hindu belifs dominated in the polonnaruwa period.The bull was considered as a sacred simble bull is the charger of the god Ishwara.So it was removed from thee foot of the steps and added to capitals of stone pillars.



| Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi | Ruwanveliseya | Thuparamaya | Abhayagiriya | Lankaramaya | Jethawanaramaya | Isurumuniya | Moonstone | Sigiriya | Asokaramaya | Stone Bridge | Samadhi Statie | The Twin Pond | Lowamahapaya |

Sacred City Of Anuradhapura - Moonstone (Countries of the World - Others)    -    Author : Ramodya - Sri Lanka



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