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  • Many of them lived in the various vihdras or residences situate throughout the island; but the main centre of intellectual effort, down to the 8th century, was the Maha Vihara, the Great Minster, at Anwradhapura.
  • At the Badara Tittha Vihara, near the east coast of India, just a little south of where Madras now stands.
  • He is said to have supported 64,000 Buddhist priests; he founded many religious houses, and his kingdom is called the Land of the Monasteries (Vihara or Behar) to this day.
  • It is possible that in these ruins we may recognize the Nan Vihara of the Chinese traveller Hsiian Tsang.

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