Temple bell tower

Image title: Temple bell tower

Description of the photo

Photo of the temples bells. In Sanskrit this would be known as Ghaṇṭā (घण्टा, ghanta).

Sinhala Transcription (not proofread):

මෙම ඝණ්ඨාර කුළුණ ඒ. නානායක්කාර මහන්මිය විසින් මියගිය එන්.ටී.ඩී. කරෝලිස් පියාට හා අර්නෝලියා ගුණවර්ධන මැණියන්ට ජිං පීරාඪ කරවන ලදි 2000.12.28.


mema ghaṇṭhāra kuḷuṇa ē. nānāyakkāra mahanmiya visin miyagiya en.ṭī.ḍī. karōlis piyāṭa hā arnōliyā guṇavardhana mæṇiyanṭa jiṅ pīrāḍha karavana ladi 2000.12.28.


mema ghanthara kuluna e. nanayakkara mahanmiya visin miyagiya en.ti.di. karolis piyata ha arnoliya gunavardhana maniyanta jin piradha karavana ladi 2000.12.28.

Automated translation:

This bell tower a. Mrs. Nanayakkara deceased NTD. Karolis Pia and Arnolia Gunawardena Mania were blessed on 28.12.2000.

Gallery information:

These photos were taken at the Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara situated in Sri Lanka, which includes a large Stupa that can be seen from afar. The whole complex is an ancient Buddhist temple which can be dated to the 3rd century BC. According to Theravada traditions, the site was visited by the historical Buddha who meditated at the Tissamaharama Stupa together with 500 Arhats (one who has achieved spiritual enlightenment).

Photo details:
Date: 2023-09-12
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/500
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 100
Focal length: 34mm

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Size: 3.01 MB
Resolution: 2000 x 3000
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