BUDDHIST HERITAGE OF SRI LANKA (Exhibition)                                   Photographs by Benoy K Behl

001     Sigiriya Rock, Sri Lanka. 002     Apsaras, Mural, Sigiriya, c. 5th century, Sri Lanka. 003. Apsaras, Mural, Sigiriya, c. 5th century, Sri Lanka.
004     Apsara, Mural, Sigiriya, c. 5th century, Sri Lanka. 005.   Apsaras, Mural, Sigiriya, c. 5th century, Sri Lanka. 006     Mirisawetiya Stupa, Anuradhapura, 2nd century BCE, Sri Lanka.
007     Ruwanmalisaya Stupa, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. 008.   Sacred Bodhi Tree, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. 009     Aukana Buddha, near Kekirawa, c. 5th century, Sri Lanka.
010     Rasa Vihara Buddha, c. 5th century, Sri Lanka. 011     The Rankoth Vehera Stupa, Polonnuruwa, 12th century. 012     Jataka Story, Mural, 12th century CE.
013     Beings on their way to Nirvana, Mural, 12th century CE. 014   Vatadage, Polonnuruwa, 12th century, Sri Lanka. 015     Seated Buddha, Vatadage, Polonnuruwa, 12th century, Sri Lanka.
016   Seated Buddha, Galvihara, Polonnuruwa, 12th century, Sri Lanka. 017     Parinirvana, Galvihara, Polonnuruwa, 12th century, Sri Lanka. 018   Dambulla Caves, 1st century BC to 13th century CE., Sri Lanka.

019      Seated Buddha and Mural Paintings, Dambulla Caves, 1st century BC to 13th century CE., Sri Lanka.

020     Haven of Peace, Dambulla Caves, 1st century BC to 13th century CE., Sri Lanka. 021     A Buddhist Sanctuary, Dambulla Caves, 1st century BC to 13th century CE., Sri Lanka.
022     Buddhas, Dambulla Caves, 1st century BC to 13th century CE., Sri Lanka. 023     Shrine of Vishnu, Dambulla Caves, 1st century BC to 13th century CE., Sri Lanka.

024   Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

 

025      Interior, Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

026     Sanghamitra brings the holy Bodhi Tree to Sri Lanka, Mural, Kelaniya Vihara, early 20th century. 027     Interior of Mandapa or Hall of the main temple, Kelaniya Vihara.
028     Worshippers before the Nirvana of the Buddha, main temple, Kelaniya Vihara. 029     Mural Painting, Kelaniya Vihara. 030     Geese within a lotus medallion, ceiling of Mandapa, Kelaniya Vihara.
031     Birth of the Buddha, Mural by Soliyas Mendis, Kelaniya Vihara, early 20th century. 032     The Kelaniya Vihara, Sri Lanka. 033     Naga Deity made on stone slab, Kelaniya Vihara, Sri Lanka.
034     Dancing Gana made at the feet of a deity, Kelaniya Vihara, Sri Lanka. 035     Vishnu and Laxmi, Kelaniya Vihara, Sri Lanka. 036     Buddhas, Gangaramaya Temple, Colombo.
037     Seated Buddhas, Gangaramaya Temple, Colombo. 038     Avalokiteswara, 9th century, Anuradhapura District, Guilt Bronze, Solid Cast, National Museum, Colombo. 039     Tara, silver alloy, solid cast, 9th -10th century, Anuradhapura, National Museum, Colombo.
   
040     Queen Maya’s Dream, Marble Slab, 2nd -3rd century, National Museum, Colombo.