Madirigiriya, Madiri-giriya: 1 definition

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Madirigiriya 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: archive.org: Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society 1963

Madirigiriya or Madirigiriyavihāra is the name of an ancient locality that existed in the Polonnaruva (Polonnaruwa) district of Ceylon (Sri Lanka).—[... see Maṇḍalagirika... ] Nissaṅka Malla visited Maṇḍiligiri-vihāra. The ruins are now known as Madirigiriya-vihāra, a beautiful site 10 miles north-east of Miṇṇeriya.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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