Magul-uyana: 1 definition


Magul-uyana 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

Magul-uyana is the name of a park situated in the southern area of Anurādhapura.—Magul-uyana or Royal Park was below the bund of Tissavāpi and was also known as the Ranmasu-uyana or “Goldfish” Park. The site, with its pokuṇas and rocks, has been attractively conserved.

Anurādhapura (where Magul-uyana is found) was first founded as a village settlement in the second half of the 6th century B.C. by a Minister named Anurādha of the first, traditional King, Vijaya. The embellishment of the town with thūpas and vihāras began in the reign of Devānaṃpiya Tissa (B.C. 247-207).

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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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