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Ceylon & Sri Lanka Stamps Banknotes Coins, Wewurukannala (1)

Collection of Stamps for Sri Lanka (& Ceylon before 1972). Collectors items related to Wewurukannala. 15 miles east of Matara is the town of Dikwella, where there is one of the most extraordinary Buddhist temples in Sri Lanka. The Wewurukannala Vihara temple is dominated by an image of a seated Buddha. It is 160ft high, the largest statue in all of Sri Lanka and dates back to the time of King Rajadhi (1782 - 1798). The temple has three parts, the oldest being about 250 years old; however this is of no particular interest. The next part has life size models of demons and sinners shown in graphic detail. If you don't follow the path to enlightenment this is what happens to you. Punishments include being drunken in boiling cauldrons, swan in half, disemboweled and so on. Finally there is the enormous seated Buddha that is as high as an eight storey building.

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Mint Stamps

Paintings in Wewurukannala Buduraja Maha Viharaya

Date: 02-May-90
Denomination: 75c
Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Mint Stamp - Paintings in Wewurukannala Buduraja Maha Viharaya from 1990 in collection of Mint Stamps one of many items in Catagories: Buddhism, History & Archology.

MS-LK-90011

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Mint Stamps

Paintings in Wewurukannala Buduraja Maha Viharaya - Execution of Prince Dharmapala

Date: 02-May-90
Denomination: 1r
Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Mint Stamp - Paintings in Wewurukannala Buduraja Maha Viharaya - Execution of Prince Dharmapala from 1990 in collection of Mint Stamps an item in the Catagories: Buddhism, History & Archology.

MS-LK-90012

Ceylon & Sri Lanka - Mint Stamps

Paintings in Wewurukannala Buduraja Maha Viharaya - King Dahamsonda with the God

Date: 02-May-90
Denomination: 8r
Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Mint Stamp - Paintings in Wewurukannala Buduraja Maha Viharaya - King Dahamsonda with the God from 1990 in collection of Mint Stamps belonging to Catagories: Buddhism, History & Archology.

MS-LK-90014

Sri Lanka used stamps

Vesak. Wall Paintings from Buduraja Maha Viharaya, Wewurukannala - King Daham Sonda

Date: 02-May-90
Denomination: 8r
Country: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Used Stamp - Vesak. Wall Paintings from Buduraja Maha Viharaya, Wewurukannala - King Daham Sonda from 1990 in collection of Used Stamps belonging to Catagories: Vesak, Buddhism, History & Archology.

US-LK-90041

 
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