Isurumuniya, Isurumuṇiya: 1 definition


Isurumuniya means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Isurumuṇiya is modern name for the Meghagiri-vihāra or Meygiri-vihāra complex: a building that was situated in the southern area of Anurādhapura.—Meghagiri-vihāra was in the Mahāmeghavana and was the first repository of the Tooth Relic: it was situated between Dakkhiṇa-thūpa and the eastern gate of the Magul Uyana, and was a place where rain-making ceremonies were carried out.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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