Mahejasanasala, aka: Mahejāsanasāla, Mahejasana-sala; 1 Definition(s)

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Mahejāsanasāla is the name of a building built by Gajabāhu I (114-136) and was situated in an unknown area of Anurādhapura.—Anurādhapura (where Mahejāsanasāla was situated) 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).

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