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Yatala Stupa

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Yatala Dageba is believed to be built by regional king Mahanaga in the 3rd century BC on the grounds which his queen delivered a son. This stupa has been identified as Mani Chethiya and Yattalaya in various historical documents.

It is not known what was enshrined in this stupa but a large number of relic caskets has been discovered in the stupa.

The stupa is located between Debaraweva and Akurugoda on the Hambanthota - Kataragama Road.

Primary Source : "Sri Lankave Purana Stupa"
By Malinga Amarasinghe

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Updated February 17, 2007
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