King Elara
BC 205 - BC 161
King Dutugemunu
BC 161 - BC 137
King Saddha Tissa
BC 137 - BC 119
King Dutugemunu

House of Vijaya | Anuradhapura - (BC 161 - BC 137)

Dutugamunu (Sinhala:දුටුගැමුණු duṭugämuṇu), also known as Dutthagamani duṭṭhagāmaṇī) and Gamani Abhaya ගාමිණී අභය gāmaṇī abhaya, "fearless Gamini" was a Sinhalese King of Sri Lanka[1] who reigned from 161 BC to 137 BC. He is renowned for defeating and overthrowing Elara, the usurping Tamil prince from the Chola Kingdom, who had invaded the Kingdom of Rajarata in 205 BC. 'Dutugamunu also expanded and beautified the city of Anuradhapura and projected the power of his native Rajarata region across the island of Sri Lanka.
Due to his significance as one of the most potent symbol of Sinhalese historical power, Dutugemunu's story is swathed in myth and legend. However, many aspects of the accounts of his life have been verified by contemporary inscriptions, and the basic account of his life is generally accepted as accurate
  • Ruwanwelisaya Stupa
  • Defeated Elara
  • Built Lovamahapaya Viharaya
  • Built Mirisawetiya Stupa
  • තුන්සිංහලයම ඵක්සේසත් කිරීම
  • Killed General "Jathra" at Mahiyanganaya
  • Killed General "Ambutu" at the Ambutu City
  • Killed 7 Tamil Leader at Kottawa
  • Killed General Mahathunda at Athuramba
  • Killed General Gavara at Denagama
  • Killed General "Maha Issariya" at HaalaKola
  • Killed General "Naalika" at Polwaththa City
  • Killed General "Dheeghaabhaya" at Deeghabhayagalla
  • Killed General Wasakincha at Kasathota
  • Killed Tamil Leader Weta at Weta City
  • Killed Tamil Leader Banaka at Banaka City
  • Killed Tamil Leader Wasitta at Wasitta Villege
  • Killed Tamil Leader Gamini at Gamini Villege
  • Killed Tamil General Kumba at Kumba Villege
  • Killed Tamil General Nandika at Nandika Villege
  • Killed Tamil Leader Bhanuka at Bhanuka Villege
  • Killed Tamil Leader Thambunna at Thambunna Villege
  • Killed General Girinil at Girinil City
  • Killed General Manel at Manel Nuwara
    Mirisawetiya Vihara

    The Mirisaweti Stupa (Sinhalese: මිරිසවැටිය, Mirisavæṭiya) is situated in the ancient city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.[1] King Dutugamunu (161 BC to 137 BC) built the Mirisaveti Stupa after defeating King Elara. After placing the Buddha relics in the sceptre, he had gone to Tissa Wewa for a bath leaving the sceptre. After the bath he returned to the place where the sceptre was placed, and it is said that it could not be moved. The stupa was built in the place...

    Built : King Dutugemunu,

    Ridi Viharaya - Kurunegala

    Ridi Viharaya (Sinhalese: රිදී විහාරය) or Silver Temple is a 2nd-century BCE Theravada Buddhist temple in the village of Ridigama, Sri Lanka.[2][3] Built during the reign of Dutthagamani of Anuradhapura, the temple is considered as the place where the silver ore, which provided silver to complete Ruwanwelisaya; one of the largest stupa in Sri Lanka, was discovered.[4] According to the chronicles Mahavamsa and Thupavamsa, the Ridi Viharaya complex was built in gratitude...

    Built : King Dutugemunu,

    Lovamahapaya is a building situated between Ruwanweliseya and Sri Mahabodiya in the ancient city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is also known as the Brazen Palace or Lohaprasadaya because the roof was covered with bronze tiles. In ancient times, the building included the refectory and the...

    Built : King Dutugemunu,
    The Ruwanwelisaya is a stupa, a hemispherical structure containing relics, in Sri Lanka, considered sacred to many Buddhists all over the world.[1] It was built by King Dutugemunu[citation needed] c. 140 B.C., who became lord of all Sri Lanka after a war in which the Chola King Ellalan, was defeated. It is also known as "Mahathupa", "Swarnamali Chaitya", "Suvarnamali Mahaceti" (in Pali) and "Rathnamali Dagaba".

    Built : King Dutugemunu,
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