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Voluntary work at Abhayagiri Dagaba

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Voluntary work at Abhayagiri Dagaba

Has anyone joined in the voluntary work (shramadana) at the Abhayagiri Dagaba which was built in 88 BC by King Valagambahu? I was informed that there are 1500-2000 visitors per weekend to Anuradhapura and some of them join in light manual labour to restore this archaeological site.

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1. Re: Voluntary work at Abhayagiri Dagaba

Hi,

my aunt joined in,on 08th of last month.According to her,it is being conduct 7 days of week.But most people joined on weekends.We need permission from relavent authoroty,and you can,just have it once you are there.

It seems they are providing you with refreshment,and for the lunch you could always go to "dansala",near ruwanmeliseya,which is now they are giving out 365 days of year for free.

Work that you do is simple,you may either help in sending bricks up on dagaba,or may help in cleaning the area.

Hope this would help you a bit.

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2. Re: Voluntary work at Abhayagiri Dagaba

Thanks a lot. Want to make it soon. Had no idea about this till last week!

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