Dighavapi

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Deegavapi Raja Maha Viharaya
... Deegavapi or Dighavapi (දීඝවාපි in Sinhalese and Pali), or Digavapi is a Buddhist sacred shrine and an archaeological site in the Ampara District of Sri Lanka, boasting of ... The importance of Dighavapi is connected with legends about visits to this site by the Buddha himself, and many allusions to Dighavapi in the ancient ...
Deegavapi Raja Maha Viharaya - Medieval Times, Dutch and Muslim Settlers
... The Dighavapi Vihara and Chetiya continued to receive Royal patronage and many pilgrims even in the worst of times ... In 1638 CE King Rajasinghe II granted the area around Dighavapi and up to the coast to the Dutch ... area around Dighavapi) by King Senerat 1n 1726 ...
Deegavapi Raja Maha Viharaya - Legend and Ancient History
... v.89) also have allusions to Dighavapi ... While the likelihood of the Buddha having visited Dighavapi is remote, the attachment of such a legend to this site indicates the veneration given to it even in ancient times ... In a pious legend connected with the Dighavapi cetiya (Dhajagga Paritta), it is said (in the Pali literary work Saararthapakaasani) that once a samanera (a novice monk), helping to plaster ...