Commonly referred to as the Maha Stup.A, wbrk on it was commenced by King Dutugemunu and completed by King Sadda Tissa (137-119B.C.) For the relic enshrinement ceremony Arahants came from. all Buddhist countries at the time, which included India , Kashmira , Persia , Alexandria . OF the 6 dronas (a certain measure of capacity), of ‘the bodily relics of Lord Buddha, one drona of sacred relics is ensbrined here. The Cetiya is 338 feet high.