Buddhism in Sri Lanka
Buddhism in Sri Lanka.
Buddhism has played an important role in Sri Lankan society since the third century BC.
It is said that Mihintale is the first place where Buddhist religion was introduced.
In Anuradhapura there is the tree, they say, the oldest planted by man in the world.
Sri Lanka is one of the cradles of Buddhism, the most important writings of this religion were produced here.
The entire Pali canon, having already been preserved as an oral tradition.
It was transcribed for the very first time in Sri Lanka around 30 BC.
Visit in the so called Cultural Triangle, where you will find a concentration of Temples, ruins, history.