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Town 7 Miles north-east of Anurādhapura.Sri Lanka. Its great spiritual importance to the Buddhists of the island is due to the fact that it is here that Mahinda, son of Emperor Aśoka, met King Devānampiya Tissa and converted him to Buddhism.thus officially introducing the religion to the country.

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