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Hattikucchi Rock Inscription

  Province North Central
  District Anuradhapura
  Nearest Town Rajanganaya
  Period 2 nd Century A.D.
  Ruler King Sirisamghabodhi


More than fifty rock inscriptions occur on the rock and of its base. They date from 2nd to 9th centuries A.D. There are several inscriptions called viharaya mentioning the freeing of slares from compulsory service. The rock inscription for identifying this archaeological site is historically. Script – Later Brahmi Language – Old sinhala


mentions donations made for the maintenance of the chapter house of Hattikuchchi vihara.